Lihue Airport Parking Rates & Information
Looking for the perfect parking spot at Lihue Airport (LIH)? We have your answers!
There are 2 main parking areas at Lihue Airport:
- LIH Public Parking
- LIH Accessible Parking
- LIH Electric Vehicle Parking
- LIH Cell Phone Waiting Lot
The state-owned Lihue Airport offers conveniently located LIH parking facilities for both short-term and long-term needs of the airport’s visitors. There is a dedicated cell phone waiting late for those who are visiting the airport to pick up any arriving passengers. In addition, supporting the concept of sustainability, the airport avails LIH parking for electric vehicles too.
Lihue Airport parking rates can vary depending on the lot and duration, so please check for specific rates below.
Location: At airport, adjacent to the terminal building.
To Terminals: Walking distance
Public parking is facilitated at Lihue Airport. Entry to the parking lot is off of Mokulele Loop. There is an automatic ticket dispenser that issues parking tickets at the entrance to the parking area. You have to show up your ticket to the cashier on exit. To speed up your exit, please get the ticket, cash or credit card ready.
Public Parking Rates
0-15 Minutes Free
16-30 Minutes $1.00
31-60 Minutes $3.00
61-120 Minutes $5.00
121-180 Minutes $7.00
181-240 Minutes $9.00
241-300 Minutes $13.00
301-360 Minutes $15.00
$15.00 Maximum per 24-hour period
Location: Near crosswalks
To Terminals: Walking distance
Featuring ample designated parking spaces for those with mobility issues, LIH airport handicap parking area is available for persons holding valid placards.
Cell Phone Waiting Area
Drivers or motorists who are waiting to pick up any arriving passengers at Lihue Airport may wait in the Cellular Telephone Waiting area without charge for up to one hour. The cell phone waiting lot lets motorists temporarily park and wait for passengers on arriving flights. The cell phone waiting area is located curbside along Hoolimalima Place. It is situated next to the car rental facilities, just a few minutes away from the airport. This area will be available for use for free from 5 a.m. to close of business daily. You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.
Electric Vehicle (EV) Parking Stations
Parking stalls reserved for use by electric vehicles are available in the main public parking lot. The main public parking lot at LIH airport also includes an electric vehicle charging station. The station provides service to two vehicles at a time. The current charge for use of the electric vehicle charging station is $7.00 for 24 hours.
Lihue Airport Parking Q&A
Q. Are there cheaper parking options off-airport at LIH?
A: Parking near Lihue Airport is possible via several off-airport parking lots, including some dedicated lots such as park and fly and hotels such as Travelodge. Most offer very competitive parking rates vs the airport lots. Note that parking near LIH at off-site locations almost always requires advanced reservations.
Q. What are LIH Airport parking rates?
A: Lihue Airport parking is generally affordable relative to other city-based airports. Please check above for specific prices and details for each parking location.
Q. Can I pre-book parking at LIH Airport?
A: No. Pre-booking for parking is not available. You can pre-book at most off-airport parking lots that are typically less than the LIH parking rates (see above).
Q. What payment methods are accepted at Lihue Airport LIH?
A: All rates shown above include all taxes and fees. All Lihue Airport parking facilities accept cash and major debit cards and credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover.
Q. Can I drop a passenger off at the curb?
A: Yes. But curbside is for active loading and unloading of passengers. You can wait in the Cell Phone Area until your arriving passenger is at the curb, and check arrivals to LIH.
LIH Off-Airport Parking
Traveler Help & Resources
Once you have selected the best parking option for you, check out these tips that can help you on your journey through the airport:
- Once you get through security, pull up the interactive terminal map to navigate to your gate, and see all the restaurant and shopping options along the way.
- Be aware of how long you might need to need to wait at the security checkpoint in your terminal.
- Coming out of baggage claim with lots of checked luggage? The airport's got your back (and saving it). Baggage carts are located near the baggage carousels.
- If your flight is arriving to the airport from another city and need a quick way to get to your destination, check out your airport shuttle options here.
- Need to know which business services are available, such as copy machines, postal services, or even a notary? Check here.