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Top Considerations for Business Jet Operations to Hilo (PHTO)

Top Considerations for Business Jet Operations to Hilo (PHTO)

Hilo (PHTO) is a quiet location with no congestion issues affecting General Aviation (GA) movements. PHTO serves as an ideal quick turn between North America and the Southern Pacific or Asia. It is not as busy as Kona (PHKO) and closer to great circle on certain trans-Pacific routings […]

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Top Considerations When Operating to PHNY

Top Considerations When Operating to Lanai (PHNY)

Lanai (PHNY) is a privately owned Hawaiian island with a small airport and a 5,001-foot runway. Biggest draw at this location are the two Four Seasons resorts. Business aircraft operators planning on visiting Lanai should be prepared for very limited airport services […]






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Top Operating Considerations for Kahului Maui (PHOG)

Top Operating Considerations for Kahului Maui (PHOG)

Kahului Maui (PHOG) is an easy and welcoming location for business aircraft as both destination and tech stop, with full services and plenty of aircraft parking available.






February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Top Considerations for Business Jet Operations to Honolulu

Top Considerations for Business Jet Operations to Honolulu

Honolulu (PHNL) is a business aviation-friendly location with 24-hour operations, full services, and credit. As with any landing rights airport, however, advance planning and notification are required.






February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Top Considerations for PHKO – Part 2: CIQ

Top Considerations for PHKO – Part 2: CIQ

Generally speaking, Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) procedures at Kona Int.’l (PHKO) are fairly routine for business aircraft operations, and local officials are accommodating in working with operator schedules. However, the Hawaiian Islands do have strict United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements […]






January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Top Considerations for PHKO – Part 1: Airport Ops

Top Considerations for PHKO – Part 1: Airport Ops

Kona Int.’l (PHKO) is a popular airport for business aircraft operators as both a final destination and a tech stop. While this location is straightforward in terms of ease of operations and parking/services availability, you may encounter limited availability of hotel accommodations and rental vehicles, depending on time of year […]






January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More