Kona Airport Informational Guide to Ellison Onizuka International Airport (KOA) - NON OFFICIAL

Kona Airport Terminal 1

Kona Airport Terminal 1 is home of boarding gates 1 to 5. It is located to the right of Terminal 2. 

At the entrance there’s the ticketing and check-in lobby. 

Both sections are divided in the center by the Onizuka Space Center. Please note that each section counts with its own security checkpoint that leads to the boarding area.

Services: Information counter and other amenities. Restaurants and café can be found once cleared the security check. 

Arrivals Area has customs and baggage claim. 

Terminals distribution

Terminals in Kona Airport are quite characteristic: There are open little Hawaiian houses, passengers can walk in an open-air terminal. 


See the Services at Kona Airport Terminal 1:

-Restaurants and cafés
-Information desk
-Space Center
-Lost and Found
-Baggage Carts
-Duty Free and shops
-Automated External Defibrillators 
-Text Telephones

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Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center stands for an educational facility dedicated to Hawaii’s first astronaut. 

Opening hours: 08:30 am to 04:30 pm.