HNL Airport

HNL Airport Honolulu Hawaii - Island of Oahu

The primary airport for the Island of Oahu, Hawaii is HNL. Hawaii's largest commercial airport. Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), formerly known as Honolulu International Airport. Daniel K. Inouye was a Hawaii State Senator.


Oahu Island Airfield

Ths Island of Oahu is the location of the Hawaii State capitol. Visitors to the Island arrive at HNL and find their way to the many excellent hotels and resorts.

Oahu has so many amazing points of interest. Please plan ahead to enjoy your visit.

Airport Statistics

Airport Code: HNL

IATA: HNL – ICAO: PHNL – FAA LID: HNL
WMO: 91182

Operator: Hawaii Department of Transportation

Serves: Island of Oahu

Hub for Hawaiian Airlines, Aloha Air Cargo, Asia Pacific Airlines, Island Air, Mokulele Airlines, Transair

Elevation MASL: 13 ft / 4 m

Passengers 2010: 18,443,873, current estimate at 21,000,00.

Travelers to Hawaii are generally visiting Oahu. In 2016 there were about 9 million visitors to the State of Hawaii. Of that, about 6 million went to Oahu. Oahu is not the largest Island, it is however very popular. Visitors are often looking to see Pearl Harbor, the North Shore, Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach.


If you are traveling to Oahu, you are going to land at HNL Airport. The airport is the start of your tropical Island vacation. Be prepared to enjoy the weather and the extensive choices of places to sight see. There are many points of interest. Decide if you are just going to hang at the beach or drive around the Island or both. We suggest creating an agenda so you spend your time getting the most of the time available.

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