Maui's primary facility for commercial aircraft transporation of passengers and freight is in Central Maui. The facility is a complex of runways and buildings for the takeoff, landing, and maintenance of civil aircraft, with facilities for passengers and air freight.
On arriving in Maui you are at a perfect location to travel to all the other communities on the Island.
Maui is a very popular destination. More than 6 million passengers arrive every year.
Central Maui is not a common place for visitors to vacation, but it is a good place to acquire groceries and provisions before your short trip to the beach resorts in South or West Maui. Central Maui is the perfect location to land and travel to your accommodations.
Lihue Airport Kauai is airport code LIH. Honolulu Airport Oahu is HNL. Kona Airport is KOA.
How did Kahului get OGG? The answer is simple. OGG is named after Jim Hogg, a former Hawaiian Airlines pilot. Most airports have an airport code that is an acronym. New York's JFK International was named afer President John F. Kennedy. Maui's airport proudly honors a local airline pilot.
Kahului Airport is the primary airport for the Island of Maui. Airport code OGG.
Airport Type: Public
Operator: Hawaii Department of Transportation
Serves: Island of Maui
Hub for Hawaiian Islands and Island Air.
Elevation: AMSL54 ft / 16 m
Passengers 2015: 6,678,772
An international airport is an airport that offers customs and immigration facilities for passengers travelling between countries. Kahului Airport is not an International Airport. Passenger to OGG arrive from the mainland United States or Hawaii Inter-Island flights.