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North Shore Adventure Helicopter Tour

North Shore Adventure Helicopter Tour
20 minutes
USD 179.00
Spread your wings above Oahu's North Shore on a 20-minute helicopter flight, departing from Turtle Bay in the morning or afternoon. This scenic excursion by 4-passenger chopper provides aerial views of the region's prime beaches and waterfalls. Soar along the coastline, including Kahana Bay and Waimea Bay; look down on the monster waves of Banzai Pipeline and Sunset Beach; and ogle the Ko'olau Mountains and Sacred Falls.

Private Transfer: Honolulu International Airport to Hotel or Cruise Terminal

Private  Transfer: Honolulu International Airport to Hotel or Cruise Terminal
USD 90.00
Get  private car and limo service between the Honolulu Airport and your hotel or cruise ship terminal. Choose from sedans, SUVs and super stretch limousines.

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Honolulu Airport (HNL) Information

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Honolulu International Airport

Where is Honolulu Airport?  

Honolulu International Airport (IATA: HNL, ICAO: PHNL), or Honolulu Airport is the gateway to Hawaii (Hawaiʻi), the 50th state of the United States, nicknamed the Aloha State. Honolulu Airport is situated just northwest of Honolulu city centre, just a short distance from the Waikiki tourist zone.  

In 2014, Honolulu Airport served more than 21 million passengers. 

Sitting in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Honolulu Airport is host to international flights from North America, Asia and the Pacific Rim. Airlines serving Honolulu Airport include Air Canada, Air New Zealand, China Airlines, Delta, JAL, Korean, Qantas and United.

Hawaiian Airlines, the largest state-based airline, uses HNL as its hub, offering flights from Honolulu to the continental United States, Samoa, Tahiti, Australia and the Philippines, as well as between the Hawaiian Islands.

Honolulu's busiest international routes are Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Sydney and Auckland. Busiest out-of-state domestic routes from Honolulu Airport are Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago.


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Services at Honolulu Airport include:

  • Computer workstations
  • ReCharge Stations - 15 locations in former telephone areas
  • Business centre
  • FedEx box
  • Mail boxes
  • Post office adjacent to the airport - directly across from the Commuter Terminal, at 3600 Aolele Street
  • Flower and lei kiosks
  • Medical clinic
  • Animal relief area
  • Art and historical displays
  • Free 'Wiki-Wiki' shuttle - runs between terminals, both outside and inside the secure areas


Honolulu International Airport offers travelers a pleasant break from their travels at several garden sites, including outdoor gardens past security. The Chinese, Hawaiian and Japanese Gardens were designed by Richard C. Tongg, FASLA, in 1962 when Honolulu International Airport was built on this site. The Gardens surround the Main Terminal Lobby and the Y Concourse of the airport. The C. B. Lansing Garden is located on the ground level of the Interisland Terminal near the walkway to the Main Terminal.

Additional Honolulu Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 18 Dec 2015