Hilo International Airport (ITO)

Hilo International Airport

Nestled amidst the lush greenery and volcanic landscapes of Hawaii’s Big Island, Hilo International Airport (ITO) serves as a vibrant gateway to the island’s captivating eastern region. Often overshadowed by its counterpart, Kona International Airport, on the island’s western side, Hilo International Airport offers a unique charm and tranquility that sets it apart.

General Information about Hilo International Airport

The following table is an overview of ITO Airport indicated below:

AirportHilo International Airport
Airport TypePublic/Military
Hilo Airport CodeITO
Hilo Airport Terminals1
OperatorHawaii Department of Transportation
Hilo International Airport Runways2
Hilo International Airport Coordinates19°43′13″N 155°02′54″W
Hilo Airport Address2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720
Official Phone Number(808) 961-9300
Official Websitehttps://airports.hawaii.gov/ito/
Elevation38 ft / 12 m

Hilo Airport Code

Hilo Airport code is ITO. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the name of the airport itself. 


Hilo International Airport Map

The Hilo Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Hilo International Airport Runways (ITO)

Hilo Airport Runway features two state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength in (Ft)Length in (Mtr)Surface

Hilo Airport Terminal ITO

Hilo International Airport has one main terminal building, which houses both domestic and international flights. The terminal is divided into two concourses: Concourse A and Concourse B.

Concourse A:

  • Serves mainly domestic flights
  • Features 6 gates
  • Offers a variety of amenities, including shops, restaurants, and a passenger lounge

Concourse B:

  • Serves mainly international flights
  • Features 4 gates
  • Offers a limited number of amenities, including a few shops and restaurants

Nearest Airports to Hilo International Airport

Some of the closest airports to ITO Airport are:

  • Kona International Airport at Keāhole – 80 miles
  • Kahului Airport – 121 miles
  • Honolulu International Airport – 217 miles
  • Waimea-Kohala Airport – 60 miles
  • Hana Airport – 97 miles
  • Kapalua-West Maui Airport – 136 miles
  • Lanai Airport – 144 miles

Airlines Operating from ITO International Airport

The following airlines operate from Hilo Airport:

  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines

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