Aerosoft is pleased to offer you, on behalf of Freddy De Pues from Fred-E.Net, Lihue Airport (IATA: LIH, ICAO: PHLI, FAA LID: LIH) is a state-owned public-use airport located in the Līhuʻe CDP on the southeast coast of the island of Kauaʻi in Kauai County, Hawaiʻi, United States, two nautical miles east of the center of the CDP.
The airport does not serve as a hub for any airline carrier. Numerous inter-island flights are available daily. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways all utilize Boeing 757-200’s between Lihue and their mainland destinations. Alaska Airlines and WestJet utilize Next Generation Boeing 737-800s between Lihue and their mainland destinations; while Hawaiian Airlines uses Boeing 717-200’s for its inter-island routes to Honolulu and Kahului. Along with its regional jets service, Hawaiian Airlines also serves Lihue Airport with a Boeing 767-300's for seasonal services to Oakland and Los Angeles.
The airport is mostly un-walled, and the check-in is completely outside.
The airport is the primary gateway to Kauai for visitors (especially tourists), and has several rental car facilities. Four motion pictures have filmed scenes at the Lihue Airport: Honeymoon in Vegas, Six Days Seven Nights, Soul Surfer, and The Descendants.
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