Flying into Maui’s principal airport

Kahului Airport (IATA: OGG) is a regional airport in the State of Hawai’i, located 3 miles east of Kahului in Maui County on the island of Maui near Haleakala. Most flights into OGG originate from Honolulu International Airport; the Honolulu-Kahului corridor is one of the busiest air routes in the USA.  From the mainland, Maui is currently served by these airlines:

  • Air Canada
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin America
  • WestJet

In case you were wondering, the Maui airport code of OGG honors aviation pioneer Bertram J. Hogg who worked for what is now Hawaiian Airlines flying aircraft ranging from 8-passenger Sikorsky S-38 amphibians to Douglas DC-3s and DC-9s into the late 1960s.

Maui’s Secondary airport

Kapalua Airport (IATA: JHM,), also called Kapalua West Maui Airport, is a regional airport of the State of Hawai’i. Located on the island of Maui off Honoapiilani Highway near the unincorporated town of Kapalua in Maui County, most flights to Kapalua Airport originate from commuter airports on the other Hawaiian islands by commercial commuter services like Island Air and go! express operated by Mokulele Airlines, unscheduled air taxis and general aviation. Airlines and destinations:

  • Island Air
  • Mokulele Airlines

Maui Rental Car Options

Maui is served by all major national car rental companies, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. There are also local Maui car rental companies.

Driving to Maui Eldorado Resort

Mile     Instruction
0.0     Depart Kahului Airport on Local road(s) (East) 32 yds
0.1     Turn RIGHT (South) onto Kuhea St 98 yds
0.1     Turn RIGHT (West) onto Eena St 0.3 mi
0.4     Turn RIGHT (West) onto Kala Rd 0.3 mi
0.7     Continue (South) on SR-37 [Haleakala Hwy] 1.5 mi
2.2     Turn LEFT (South) onto SR-380 [Dairy Rd] 6.2 mi
8.4     Turn LEFT (South) onto SR-30 [Honoapiilani Hwy] 20.0 mi
28.4     Turn LEFT (West) onto Kekaa Dr 0.2 mi
28.6     Arrive 2661 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761

Driving distance: 28.6 miles
Trip duration: 41 minutes