Kahului Airport Information
Kahului Airport is the gateway to the island paradise of Maui. The airport caters to a large number of airlines that ferry passengers seeking to explore the ‘Magic Isle’. From state-of-the-art terminals to modern lounge facilities, banking, and restaurants, Kahului Airport is designed for the convenience of the discerning traveler. Among the major airlines that fly to Maui Island through Kahului International Airport are Air Canada, Hawaiian Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Pacific Wings, and more. There are two runways and passenger terminals catering to arrivals and departures. Each terminal is equipped with modern facilities and all the services for the convenience of passengers.
Getting to the airport
Located three miles from the city of Kahului, the airport is accessible from the Hana and Honoapiilani highway. Drivers coming from Lahaina require to travel along the Honoapiilani Highway (HI-30) sixteen miles south and then six miles down the Kuihelani Highway and onto the Hana Highway. Drivers approaching the airport from Kihei must drive northwest on Piilani Highway and then right onto Mokulele Highway in the direction of Puuene Avenue, which leads to Keolani Place on the Hana Highway.
Kahului Airport is well equipped with public parking lots with automatic ticket dispensers. Each parking lot is serviced by parking attendants. Cash and credit cards are both accepted at the parking lots. Drivers waiting for passengers can avail of the Cellular Telephone Waiting Lot for up to one hour free of cost.
Ticketing and check in
The ticket counters for all major airlines are located on the ground level of the main terminal while Pacific Wings and Mokulele Express are located at the commuter terminal. Most airlines offer curbside check-in facilities for all passengers departing from Kahului International Airport.
Arrivals and baggage claim
Passengers arriving at Kahului International Airport are directed to the second level at the Overseas Terminal or ground level of the Commuter Terminal. All baggage claim counters are on the ground level of both terminals.
Shops and restaurants
Kahului International Airport houses a number of shops and restaurants for the convenience of passengers. Starbucks Coffee, located in the baggage claim area offers a variety of espresso, pastries, sandwiches, and salads. There are several shops and restaurants located at the Central Building 2nd Level, which includes a jewelry shop, newsstand, pastry shop, and bar & grill restaurant. Other establishments include a hot dog kiosk and DFS Island Shop selling exclusive Hawaiian apparel and accessories.
Services for passengers with special needs
Kahului Airport provides assistance to passengers with special needs courtesy their porter service. The airport is manned by trained personnel that provide wheel chair and other assistance to passengers with disabilities. The airport’s restrooms, parking lots, and public telephone systems are all equipped for passengers with special needs.
Other facilities at Kahului International Airport include ATM services, courtesy phones in the baggage claim area, car rental facilities, Internet access at several locations, and special information desks.