Lihue Airport (IATA: LIH, ICAO: PHLI, FAA LID: LIH) is a state-owned public-use airport located in the LÄ«huÊ»e CDP on the southeast coast of the island of KauaÊ»i in Kauai County, HawaiÊ»i, United States, two nautical miles east of the center of the CDP. The airport does not serve as a hub for any airline carrier. Numerous inter-island flights are available daily. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines all operate a mixture of Boeing 737s and Boeing 757s between Lihue and their mainland destinations. Alaska Airlines and WestJet operate Boeing 737-800s between Lihue and their mainland destinations; while Hawaiian Airlines uses Boeing 717s for its inter-island routes to Honolulu, Kahului and Kona. Southwest Airlines uses Boeing 737-800 for its inter-island service to Honolulu. United Airlines uses both 757s and 737-800s to serve its mainland destinations. Along with its regional jet service, Hawaiian Airlines serves Lihue Airport with the A321neo to Los Angeles and to Oakland. The airport is mostly un-walled and open-air, and the check-in is completely outside. The airport is the primary gateway to Kauai for visitors (especially tourists), and has several rental car facilities. Four motion pictures have filmed scenes at the Lihue Airport: Honeymoon in Vegas, Six Days Seven Nights, Soul Surfer, and The Descendants. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017 2021, in which it is categorized as a small-hub primary commercial service facility.
|Contact Number:||(808) 274-3800|
|Airport Address:||Lihue Airport 3901 Mokulele Loop Lihue, HI 96766|