The Hana Maui Airport (HNM) is located on the east shore of the island of Maui around 3 miles northwest of the town of Hana, HI. This is a regional air travel location in Hawaii and is primarily used as a commuter facility. The usual air traffic includes unscheduled air taxis and general air traffic. It consists of 119 acres and is elevated approximately 78 feet above the average sea level. There is only one runway, which is 3,606 in length and 100 feet in width.
This location is operated and owned by the State of Hawaii. The area of government that oversees the operation of the airport is the Department of Transportation Airports Division. Maui District Airports is the management company used for the location.
During a single year HNM can average between seven and eight thousand aircraft operations. Most of these are schedule commercial aircraft. Approximately a third of them are air taxis, 22 percent are general aviation and less than one percent involve military use.
There is some free public parking available at this location, but it is very limited. You can access the location by car, however, there is no public transportation available. There is also no taxi service at the location. For those who are guests of the Hotel Hana Maui there is a shuttle service available. Prior arrangements must be made.
No car rentals are available at this Maui. Kahului, which is 50 miles to the west, is the closest location for cheap car rentals from Hawaii Car Rentals. Having access to a rental vehicle enables visitors to explore the island and also commute back and forth from their hotel to other destinations.