Maui Kahului OGG Airport Overview
The Airport is only 3 miles east of the town of Kahului, on Maui's northern edge of the land bridge between Haleakala and the West Maui Mountain Range. It can be accessed from Hana Hwy 36 (Dairy Rd 380 and Haleakala Hwy 37 merge into Hwy 36).
On July 23, 2016 the new $56M Airport access road opened. Access to the Airiport is now available directly via HanaHighway, Kuihelani Highway and Pu'unene Avenue - all paid for by passenges renting a car and paying an extra user fee of $4.50 (there are an average of 2,200 cars rented per day).
With two runways and an estimated 6.5 million passengers a year, Kahului Airport is served by a host of major and minor airlines, including Hawaiian Airline, offering inter-island connections, as well as flights to Aisia and North America, with connections around the world.
NOTE: It is highly recommended to arrive at Kahului Airport at least 2 hours prior to overseas flights and 90 mintes prior to inter-itland flights, and - if you need to return your rental car, add at leat another 30 minutes to that time.
The closest hotel is in Kahului - about 2 miles (within walking distance) from the Airport: the Maui Beach Hotel 807-877-0051 and the Maui Seaside Hotel 808-877-3311.
Kahului Airport has a an 'Overseas' & and an 'Inter-Island' passenger terminal .
Present and future Airport developments: HDOT started construction on the new eco-friendly and visually pleasing 3-level CONRAC building (Consolidated Rent-a-Car) - to house over 12 rental car agencies and their rental car fleets. CONRAC will include 3,800 rental car parking stalls and 700 stalls for employee parking. A new electric tram on rails will provide quick connection between Terminal and rental car counters. A new access road with planted plam trees and landscaping to CONRAC will extend from Hana Hwy to Airport Loop Road. Full completion is scheduled tentatively for third quarter 2019.
HAWAIIAN AIRPORTS (AP): Note that the largest island in the Hawaiian Chain is the 'Hawaii' Island - better known as the 'Big Island'.)
(a) listed by major islands, Airport Code, Airport (AP) name :
Big /Hawaii: KOA = Kona AP on west side of 'Big' Hawaii Island, at Keahole - is the Big Island's major AP (the other is Hilo ITO.
Big IHawaii: ITO - Hilo Int'l AP on eastern side of Big Island; near Hilo city (Main AP is Kona)
Oahu Island: HNL Honolulu In'tl AP near the Honolulu city, - with small Kalaeloa AP (east of HNL AP),
Oahu Island east of HNL is the small Kalealoa AP.
Maui Island: OGG Kahului AP near Haleakala - 1 Keolani Pl. Kahului, HI 96732
Maui Island: LNY Lanai AP (3 miles from Lanai city ) and
Maui Island JHM Kapalua (5 miles from Lahaina.)
Kauai Island: LIH = Lihue AP near the town of Lihue
Molokai Island: Molokai AP
(b) listed by Airport (AP) name, code & Island:
Kona AP KOA on west side of 'Big' Hawaii Island, at Keahole - is the Big Island's major AP
Hilo Int'l AP ITO on the Big Island is the secondary AP in, on eastern side of Big Island; (Main AP is Kona)
Honolulu In'tl AP HNL on Oahu Island is near the Honolulu city
Kalaeloa AP on Oahu Island (is a small AP east of HNL AP),
Lanai AP LNY - 3 miles from Lanai city, on Maui Island
Kapalua AP JHM - 5 miles from Lahaina, on Maui Island
Lihue AP LIH - near the town of Lihue on Kauai Island:
Molokai AP on Molokai Island.