The Lihue Airport (LIH) is situated 1.5 miles east of Lihue, on the eastern side of Kauai. Lihue airport is primarily un-walled, and the check-in is entirely outside. The (LIH) airport does not serve as a major hub for any airline. Although numerous inter-island flights are available daily, seven days per week. The airport is the primary gateway to Kauai for visitors (mainly tourists).
The airport services inter-island commercial flights and overseas domestic service. Lihue Airport is composed of two main runways and a helicopter landing pad. LIH Airport provides commuter/air taxi and general aviation operations, including helicopter operations. The passenger terminal is served by a one-way loop road branching off Ahukini Road and encircling a public parking lot. Ahukini Road serves the remaining airport facilities.