• Arrivals

Honolulu Airport Facilities

HNL international

Honolulu Airport: Basic Amenities

Honolulu International Airport (HNL) is a popular destination for both business travelers and for those who are lucky enough to enjoy a vacation in the warm, sunny paradise by the sea that is Hawaii. Of course, travel often includes spending a bit of time at the airport, so here are some of the things you’ll need to know when you’re at Honolulu International.


You will find a large variety of dining options at Honolulu International Airport. Whether you want to grab a quick snack or sit down to a relaxing dinner, there are restaurants at HNL to fit the bill.

A few examples of the eateries at Honolulu Airport are:

  • Cold Stone Creamery
  • Lahaina Chicken & Pizza
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Quiznos Subs
  • Island Brews
  • Burger King
  • Chow Mein Express
  • Samurai Sushi & Bento
  • Snack  Bar


The various dining spots are located throughout the airport with at least a couple of options within a short distance of most gates. A full list of dining options and locations are available on any of the airport maps located throughout HNL.


Free WiFi is offered throughout Honolulu International Airport. The free service is available at all gates, lounges and concourses. You will also find ShakaNet workstations located in the Central Concourse. These are perfect for travelers who do not have a laptop or tablet. There is a charge to use the workstations.


Honolulu Airport doesn’t have the huge mall-like settings of some other airports, but there are still plenty of options if you want to buy a paper or pick up some souvenirs for the folks back home. Below is a sampling of the shops you’ll find at HNL.

  • Flowers & Lei Cart: Both fresh and artificial flowers
  • Hawaii Market: Packaged food to go
  • Hawaii Isle Memories: Clothes and jewelry
  • Maui Divers Jewelry
  • DFS Duty Free Shop: Designer items from Coach, Burberry and more
  • Tropical Blue: Gifts and souvenirs
  • Take Home the Aloha: Gifts and souvenirs



Public showers are not available at Honolulu International Airport, but there are a couple of spots where you can take a shower. The USO Lounge offers showers and other amenities, but it is only available to members of the military and their families. Another option is to buy a day pass to the American Airlines Admiral’s Club Lounge. A day pass costs $50 and includes perks such as free WiFi, showers and complimentary drinks and snacks.

Honolulu Airport is not one of the largest airports in the country, but it does offer some amenities that make passing through a pleasant experience.

For more details please check our interactive Honolulu airport map.

back to blog

Partners Promotions