Hana Airport (IATA: HNM, ICAO: PHHN, FAA LID: HNM) is a regional public use airport of the State of Hawai?i on the east shore of the island of Maui, 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) northwest of the unincorporated town of Hana. The airport was officially opened on November 11, 1950. It is primarily a commuter facility used by unscheduled air taxis and general aviation. As air traffic increases, the Hawai?i State Legislature will consider future improvements including the construction of a taxiway paralleling the runway, widening of access roads and expansion of passenger terminals and parking facilities.
Scheduled commercial airline service provided Pacific Wings was subsidized by the Essential Air Service program until April 1, 2007, when Pacific Wings began providing subsidy-free service; however, with fares as high as $200 each way, most travelers opted to drive rather than fly. According to U.S. Department of Transportation data, Pacific Wings transported only 375 passengers in the first 10 months of 2012, while Mokulele Airlines claims to have transported 1706 passengers since October 2012, according to their EAS bid for Kamuela service on May 23, 2013.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,462 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 682 enplanements in 2009, and 132 in 2010. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017-2021, in which it is categorized as a basic general aviation facility.
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Facilities and aircraft
Hana Airport covers an area of 119 acres (48 ha) at an elevation of 78 feet (24 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 8/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,606 by 100 feet (1,099 x 30 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2009, the airport had 4,482 aircraft operations, an average of 12 per day: 45% general aviation, 29% air taxi, 26% scheduled commercial, and <1% military.
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Airline and destination
The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:
Hana Airport is part of a centralized state structure governing all of the airports and seaports of Hawai?i. The official authority of Hana Airport is the Governor of Hawai?i. He or she appoints the Director of the Hawai'i State Department of Transportation who has jurisdiction over the Hawai?i Airports Administrator.
The Hawai?i Airports Administrator oversees six governing bodies: Airports Operations Office, Airports Planning Office, Engineering Branch, Information Technology Office, Staff Services Office, Visitor Information Program Office. Collectively, the six bodies have authority over the four airport districts in Hawai?i: Hawai'i District, Kaua?i District, Maui District and the principal O?ahu District. Hana Airport is a subordinate of the Maui District officials.
Hana Airport is the destination in the "Hawaiian Checkout" mission supplied with Microsoft Flight Simulator X.
- Hana Airport page at Hawaii DOT
- FAA Terminal Procedures for HNM, effective June 21, 2018
- Resources for this airport:
- FAA airport information for HNM
- AirNav airport information for PHHN
- ASN accident history for HNM
- FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
- NOAA/NWS latest weather observations for PHHN
- SkyVector aeronautical chart for HNM
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