Kona Airport (KOA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport, opened on July 1st 1970, serves Western Hawaii island, including the town of Kailua-Kona and the resorts of the North Kona and South Kohala districts. It operates with domestic and some international flights such as Tokyo and Vancouver (seasonal)

Official Website: kona-airport.com
Number of Terminals - 3 - they are all within walking distance. 
Annual passenger traffic: 
Tel: +1 808-327-9520


The airport is located on the Island of Hawaii, 15 km (9.5 miles) away from Kona city centre. 

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What services does Kona Airport (KOA) facilities include

Restaurants, bars, cafes

Duty free shops

ATMs and Currency exchange

WiFi access

Luggage wrapping service

Lost and Found: (808) 3295073

First aid

Tour offices

Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center


Accommodation near Kona Airport (KOA)

James Green Corner Hale (4.8 km), Ahi Hale (5.1 km)


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Public and private transportation

Bus: several public bus lines and shuttles are at Kona International Airport. A bus ride between Kona Airport and Kailua-Kona city centre may take around 20 minutes

Taxi: A wide rank of taxis are at the Arrivals area of KOA International Airport. (see rates)


Car rental agencies

The major car rental agencies are on site. Their desks are located across the Baggage claim areas A and B.

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Parking services at Kona Airport (KOA)

The first 15 minutes are free of charge. Besides short and long term car parks, there are is a electric vehicle parking lot, reserved for electric cars and that parking lot includes an electric vehicle charging station.

Further information about parking and rates 


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Wheelchairs available on Terminal 2. All the facilities at KOA Airport building are designed for passengers with mobility impairments to be comfortable. 

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Latest updates: August 30, 2019