Kauai Airport – Lihue
When you touch down at the Kauai Airport in Lihue (LIH), you have landed in paradise. The Kauai airport is medium-sized with two runways, eight gates, a unique open-air design, and a limited number of shops: cafe, bar, coffee shop, newsstand, and gift shop.
3901 Mokulele Loop #7
Lihue, HI 96766
Google location https://www.google.com/maps/place/21.9782573741,-159.348884225
Airport Customer Service (808) 274-3800
Airport Security (808) 274-3814
Airport Lost and Found (808) 245-2082
Lihue Airport is served by 7 airlines (see list below) that collectively fly non-stop to fifteen destinations on a regular schedule. Many additional cities on the mainland are added during the summer so always check with your airline for the most current schedule.
Only two airlines (Hawaiian Airlines and Southwest Airlines) currently offer flights to the other islands.
Airlines that Serve Kauai / Lihue
|Airlines||Cities with direct flights to Lihue
(Some may be seasonal)
|Check airline websites for latest changes|
|Alaska (AS)||Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, San Diego, San Jose||https://www.alaskaair.com/en/flights-to-lihue|
|American Airlines (AA)||Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, Salt Lake City||https://www.aa.com/en-us/flights-to-kauai-island|
|Delta Airlines (DL)||Los Angeles, Seattle||https://www.delta.com/us/en/flight-deals/hawaii-flights/flights-to-kauai|
|Hawaiian Airlines (HA)||Los Angeles, Oakland, Honolulu (Oahu), Kahului (Maui), Kailua-Kona (Big Island)||https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/deals-and-offers/flights/kauai-routes|
|Southwest Airlines (WN)||Oakland, San Jose, Long Beach, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Honolulu (Oahu)||https://www.southwest.com/routes/flights-from-san-diego-to-lihue|
|United Airlines (UA)||Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Newark, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Houston, Salt Lake City||https://www.united.com/en-us/flights-from-kauai-island|
|West Jet (WS)||Calgary, Vancouver||https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/book-trip/direct-flights/index|
Directions from Kauai Airport (Lihue) to Princeville
- Exit the Kauai Airport and turn right onto HI-51 North for 1.5 miles.
- At the traffic light, continue straight onto HI-56 N/Kuhio Hwy N.
- Drive for 25.3 miles through Kapa’a to Princeville.
- Two miles out you will pass Princeville Airport.
Turn right into Princeville onto Ka Haku Rd towards the Princeville Fountain and the only traffic circle in the North Shore. For a list of Streets in Princeville click here and for rental cars click here.