The Kona International Airport (KOA) at Keahole occupies 3,450 acres of land approximately 7 miles northwest of Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Kona Airport has an 11,000-foot runway and a group of buildings at the eastern edge of the airfield for arriving and departing passengers and general aviation operations.
The airport offers inter-island commercial flights and overseas domestic service. KOA Airport provides commuter/air taxi and general aviation operations, including helicopter operations. Automotive access is provided via a road extending from the Queen Kaahumanu Highway. An additional complex of facilities, used primarily by all of the rental car agencies for returns, general maintenance, and storage is located along the airport access road, midway between the highway and the passenger terminals.