Car Rentals at Kauai Airport
LIHUE Airport Car Rentals
Perched off the Southeast shore of Kauai you’ll find the solo International Airport of Lihue(LIH) built in 1950. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Westjet offer either direct or connecting flights carrying approximately 8000 passengers daily into this airport location’s 900 acre property.
This compact single building terminal which is named Kawakami hosts 2 runways and 10 Gates but caters to domestic, overseas carriers, commuter/air taxi, cargo and Helicopter services alike. Access to the airport is provided by Ahukini Road, which extends from the Kapule Highway. The passenger terminal is located just over 1 mile east of the town of Lihue and is served by a one-way loop roundabout branching off Ahukini Road.
Additional facilities are served directly by Ahukini Road itself. To claim your car rental in Kauai Hawaii Airport, proceed from the baggage claim area to the labeled rental car locations across the street from the terminal. Pick up and drop off shuttle buses for all car rental companies are behind each company booth.
What's available at Lihue International Airport (LIH)?
Lihue International Airport offers various food and drink possibilities along with a Marketplace for more personal items. Delicious handheld and Island style plate lunches can be found at either of the two Cafes located inside the terminal. Those with a more substantial hunger may choose to take time exploring the menu items and various flavors that local breweries have crafted between the two Lounge and Bar options onsite. A Marketplace offers trending apparel, souvenirs as well as snacks and beverages. ATMs and information kiosks are available.
If upon arrival to the Hawaiian Islands your friend greets you with a fresh Lei chances are it was purchased at the onsite flower shop. Local news and reading materials can be obtained at the Newstand for any relaxing or downtime hours you may have. Free wifi will give you a chance to get updated with social media, look up driving directions or to notify a friend or family that you have arrived safely.
The Lihue Airport consists of a single level terminal with all passenger accommodations conveniently provided on the same level without the need for elevators and escalators easing access for those with disabilities. For those that require assistance porter services are available. Automated External Defibrillators(AED) are installed and volunteers have been trained how to respond to a cardiac emergency, perform CPR, and how to use the AEDs. Washrooms are wheelchair accessible.