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Waikiki Beach
Arizona Memorial
National Cemetery
International Airport
Diamond Head
Hanauma Bay
Iolani Palace
Pali Lookout
Flea Market
Polynesian Center
Missouri Memorial
Downtown Honolulu
Kodak Hula Show
Ala Moana Center
Haleiwa & North Shore
Kawaiahao Church

Honolulu International Airport is the major aviation gateway for the State of Hawaii. It is the primary hub for domestic overseas and interisland flights and is currently one of two State airports accommodating international flights. Honolulu International also functions as a joint military-civilian airport sharing airfield facilities with Hickam Air Force Base.

The international airport complex in itself is an interesting place to visit. Not only do you get to see the local and international travelers who come and go and the assortment of aircraft that land and take off, there are also shops, restaurants, and stores that sell a variety of items. One could spend half a day by just walking around the complex, window shopping or just observing whatever is going on around you. For departing visitors, it is a chance to enjoy the remaining few hours of their stay in Hawaii.

The Airport occupies 2,200 acres of land and 2,000 acres of water about three miles west of Downtown Honolulu, and seven miles from Waikiki. The airfield consists of two pairs of parallel runways and associated taxiways and navigational aids. Facilities include a complex of general aviation, air cargo, and airport support facilities at the south Ramp near Ke'ehi Lagoon and the passenger terminal complex at the North Ramp. A complex of maintenance and air cargo facilities, principally for the interisland airlines, is located west of the terminal complex.

Primary vehicular access is from Interstate Highway H-1 and the Nimitz Highway, both paralleling the airport to the north. H-1 off-ramps lead directly to the passenger terminals at the North Ramp. Rodgers Boulevard, Lagoon Drive, and Elliott and Aolele Streets provide secondary access from the Nimitz Highway to the North Ramp, interisland maintenance, and South Ramp facilities. There is a variety of available transportation to and from the international airport. One could either take a taxicab, bus, a luxurious limousine, or rent a car.


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