Friday, June 21, 2024

Molokai Airport (MKK)

Molokai Airport welcomes visitors to the Most Hawaiian Island with its serene seascapes and unspoiled coastlines welcomes travelers seeking a truly exotic yet peaceful vacation. The island of Molokai in Maui County is tucked away in the most tranquil surroundings where you can experience true Hawaiian culture and marvel at the natural wonders of Halawa valley. The airport handles over 85,000 passengers a year. It features two runways used by interisland airlines, commuter and air taxi services.

Driving to and from the airport

Molokai Airport is one of the smallest airports with only interisland flights touching down on its runway. The airport is accessible from HI-460 (Maunaloa Highway). Drive 7 miles northwest along the highway and take a right turn onto Keonelele Street, which will lead you to the airport. Island Air operates flights to and from Honolulu, Kahului, Kapalua and Lanai. Mokulele Airlines schedules flights to and from Honolulu and Kahului while Pacific Wings offers flights to and from Honolulu and Kalaupapa.

Airport facilities

The passenger terminal at Molokai Airport is located north of the runway intersection. Ticketing and passenger check-in for all the airlines that operate at the airport are located in the terminal. For arriving passengers, the baggage claim area is located at the west side of the terminal. Public parking options are limited since the airport is small. Passengers can grab a quick bite at the snack bar and a few souvenirs at the gift shop located in the complex as well.

Transport options

Most resorts offer shuttle services to and from Molokai Airport. There is no public transport service therefore it would be prudent to book a car rental along with your flight. Alamo Rent A Car operates a counter at the airport. They can be contacted on 808-567-6289. Taxi companies that offer services to and from Molokai Airport include Hele Mai Taxi and Midnite Taxi. Fares range from $26 to $32.