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. 

Terminals distribution

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

At the entrance there’s the ticketing and check-in lobby. It is a single level terminal. 

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.

Arrivals Area has customs and baggage claim. 


See the Services at Kona Airport Terminal 1:

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

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Terminals are open-air so passengers can move walking between them. They are really close one from another. 


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.