Kauai Lihue LIH Airport Overview

Kauai Lihue Airport LIH serves the island of Kauai, which is the farthest island to the west of the Hawaiian chain, and is gateway to the island's great beaches, Waimea Canyon, and awesome screnery. Lihue Airport provides passenger and aircraft facilities for domestic & overseas carriers, inter-island carriers, commuter/air taxi, air cargo, and general aviation activities.
The small Airport is within walking distance (1.5 miles) east of the city of Lihue, on Kauai's southeast coast, and can be accessed via Ahukini Road 570, which extends from Kapule Hwy. 51.
With two runways, and approaching 3 million passengers a year, Lihue Airport is served by major airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all parts of the globe. 

Lihue Airport has one passenger terminal.

Present and future Airport developments:  Long-term projects previously on the agenda include ticket lobby upgrade, a Concolidated Rental Car Facility (CONRAC), and 450 new parking spaces, as well as a new lane on the Airport Loop Road.  
- Work on extending the runway by 855 feet  is being completed November 2016.
- An additional  $9.2M major renovation project  was announced in January 2016 - spread over the next 5 years - including WiFi, expansion of front entrance, queuing area, holding rooms, seating area & main security checkpoint.

Current Airlines serving LIH:  Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, WestJet and United.

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