Posted on August 6th, 2021
Kona International Airport at Keāhole is the main airport on the Island of Hawaii. Charter and fly direct to Kona and Hilo with JetOptions direct air rental charters for Kona and all the major airports of the Hawaiian Islands. For more on flight times, or rental pricing estimates request a charter flight quote or visit our Private Jet Charter Hawaii page today.
Popular for private air travel, there are two fixed-base operators on-site to meet the needs of private planes and passengers at KOA. The airport’s longest runway can handle the largest planes with its 11,000 feet length. Like Lihue, Kona Airport is mainly open to the elements, and the check-in for commercial flights is outside. More, Ellison Onizuka is the primary airport for the Island of Hawaii.
The airport serves the Western side of Hawaiʻi island, including the town of Kailua-Kona and the major resort districts of North Kona and South Kohala. The airport serving the Eastern side of the island is the Hilo International Airport.
Operating Hours: 24-hours daily for the Airport, FBO Hours 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, 7 days a week.
FBOs: There are 2 fixed-based operators (FBOs) offering full service including passenger lounges, fueling, onsite car rentals, and aircraft parking.
Runways: 17/35 is the longest single runway at 11,000 ft. long.
Airport Codes: KOA (FAA and IATA), PHKO (ICAO)
Lat/Long: N19-44.3 / W156-02.7
U.S. Customs: Yes and U.S. Customs Pre-Clearance is available at KOA.