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How to get a ride from the Honolulu Airport
Find your pickup location
For interisland and international arrivals (Terminal 1), use the 2nd median on the departures level, across from Lobby 2.
For Mainland US arrivals (Terminal 2), use the 2nd median on the departures level, across from Lobby 8.
Check the app for details
Once you have requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app.
Meet your driver
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Honolulu Airport parking rates
Honolulu Airport map
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Honolulu Airport visitor information
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is one of the busiest airports in the US, handling more than 20 million passengers every year. Located about 6 miles (10 kilometers) northwest of downtown Honolulu, it is accessible for travelers going to and from the city. The airport is about a 15-minute drive from downtown Honolulu in ideal road and traffic conditions.
Honolulu Airport terminals
Honolulu International Airport has 3 terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 2 is predominantly the international terminal. There are 43 gates across all terminals. You can plan your trip using the information below.
HNL Terminal 1
- Hawaiian Airlines Premier Club
HNL Terminal 2
- AirAsia X
- Air Canada
- Air China
- Air New Zealand
- All Nippon
- Boyd Vacations Hawaii
- China Airlines
- China Eastern Airlines
- Japan Airlines
- Jin Air
- Korean Air
- Sun Country
HNL Terminal 3
HNL international terminal
Honolulu Airport international flights are mainly located in Terminal 2. HNL offers nonstop flights to many international locations, including Japan and Australia. Terminal 2 is also home to more than 5 Honolulu Airport lounges, including Air New Zealand Lounge, United Club, and Korean Air Lounge.
Dining at Honolulu Airport
The airport is home to more than 20 dining options, including bars, cafes, snack bars, and restaurants. A Honolulu Airport food court is located between Gate E2 and Gate E4 in Terminal 2.
Getting around Honolulu Airport
To travel between terminals and gates at Honolulu International Airport, travelers can use the Honolulu Airport shuttle. A bus on the 3rd level of Terminal 2 will take departing overseas passengers (post-security) to the C or G gates. Arriving passengers at those same gates can catch a shuttle back to Terminal 1 or 2. Passengers checking in at Terminal 1 for a mainland flight in Terminal 2 will find buses on the 3rd level that can take them to their gate.
Things to do at Honolulu Airport
HNL Airport offers a variety of attractions, including gardens influenced by Chinese, Hawaiian, and Japanese cultures. The gardens surround the ticketing lobby and the E gates of the airport. The airport also hosts a number of pieces of art, including sculptures and murals, that can be found throughout the terminals.
Currency exchange at Honolulu Airport
Honolulu Airport currency exchange offices are located in Terminal 2 across from the duty-free shop, in Terminal 2 opposite Gate F2, in Terminal 2 opposite Gate D2, and in the international arrivals area.
Hotels near Honolulu Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near HNL, there are a number of hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near Honolulu Airport
- Diamond Head volcano
- Manoa Falls
- Pearl Harbor
- Waikiki Beach
Find more information about Honolulu Airport here.