Lihue Airport

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METAR: PHLI 201553Z 28005KT 10SM FEW024 21/20 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP170 T02110200 $

TAF: PHLI 201512Z 2015/2112 27005KT P6SM FEW010 SCT020 FM201900 10010KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN050

Reporting Station: PHLI (0.3 NM at True Heading of 359)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1017.4
Temperature: 21.1 C (69.98 F)
Dewpoint: 20 C (68 F)

Location

Latitude: 
21-58-33.5400N (21.975983)
Longitude: 
159-20-20.2480W (-159.338958)
Elevation: 
152.4 feet MSL (46 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
9.5 E (as of May 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -10.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -10.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. E of Lihue, Hawaii
Found On: 
Hawaiian Islands Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
CRAIG H. DAVIS
3901 MOKULELE LP BOX 6
LIHUE, HI 96766
808-274-3800
HAWAII ST ARPTS DIV
HONOLULU INTL ARPT
HONOLULU, HI 96819
808-838-8600

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1950
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHN (Honolulu Control Facility)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZHN (Honolulu Control Facility)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1152 feet (351 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
LIH
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  19
Multi Engine:  5
GA Helicopters:  22

Annual Operations (as of 09/05/2023)

Total Operations:  127071
Commercial:  32625 25.7%
Air Taxi:  74280 58.5%
GA Local:  15101 11.9%
GA Itinerant:  4086 3.2%
Military Aircraft:  979 0.8%

Communications

CTAF:  118.900
Tower:  LIHUE
118.9
263.1
Hrs: 0600-2200
Ground:  121.9
Approach:  HCF CENTER

134.0 ;CTC HCF WHEN LIH TWR CLSD AND UNABLE
Departure:  HCF CENTER

134.0 ;CTC HCF WHEN LIH TWR CLSD AND UNABLE
ATIS:  127.2
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  127.2 (808-246-3707)
EMERG:  121.5
HEL OPS:  128.4
EMERG:  243.0

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC/ CD PRVDD BY HONOLULU CONTROL FACILITY ON FREQS 126.5/269.4 (MOUNT KAALA RCAG) WHEN LIHUE TWR (LIH) CLOSED. IF UNABLE ON 126.5/269.4, THEN CTC HCF ON 134.0 (MOUNT KAALA RCAG). ALL OTHER TIMES HCF PROVIDES APCH/DEP CTL SVC ON 126.5/269.4.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 808

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Bradley Pacific Aviation
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Arinc 130.8 839-2222, 877-500-0005 Jet A
Century Aviation
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Unicom 122.95 246-9074 Jet A
Kumulani Aviation
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246-9123 100
Signature Flight Support
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Unicom: 130.8, Arinc: 130.8 +1 808 245 7440
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Honolulu(HNL)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/16/24 to 0901Z 06/13/24.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM PC-1
DP LIHUE SIX PC-1
DP RICHE THREE PC-1
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 35 PC-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 PC-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 21 PC-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35 PC-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 21 PC-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35 PC-1
IAP VOR OR TACAN RWY 21 PC-1
IAP VOR OR TACAN RWY 35 PC-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS PC-1
MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA PC-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS PC-1
ODP KAUAI TWO (OBSTACLE) PC-1 Changed
ODP KAUAI TWO (OBSTACLE)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 PC-1 Changed
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near LIH

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
67.9 Kawaihapai Airfield Airport
(HDH PHDH HDH)
110 101 100, Jet A
88.4 Daniel K Inouye International Airport
(HNL PHNL HNL)
116 107 100, Jet A, Jet A-1+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A10 DIST. MGR; STATE OF HAWAII DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION AIRPORTS DIV.
A110-1 STADIUM FLOOD LIGHTS 125 FT AGL/282 FT MSL/ 2400 FT SW FROM RWY 03 THR.
A110-14 RWY 17/35 WGT LMT DC10-10 340000 LBS; DC10-30 430000 LBS.
A110-17 405 FT OF RWY 17/35 500 FT SOUTH OF TWY D & RWY 17/35 INT NOT VSB FM ATCT.
A110-18 HELICOPTER PADS 1-20 LCTD W OF CONTROL TOWER.
A110-20 MISC 2 OF 3: ACFT NEEDING ENG RUNUPS FOR OTR THAN NML START-UP AND TAXI OUT ARE RQRD TO COORD THESE RUNUPS WITH OPS AT 808-651-6255. NML RUNUP AREA IS ON TWY ALPHA NORTH OF TWY B AND ALPHA INT. ACFT ORIENTATION IS DEPENDENT ON WIND AND TWR APVL.
A110-21 MISC 3 OF 3: POWER SETTING WILL NOT CAUSE DAMAGE TO LIGHTS AND SIGNS, IF RUN MAY CAUSE DAMAGE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION WILL BE SELECTED.
A110-22 MISC 1 OF 3: PPR FOR PARKING ALL TRANSIENT ACFT, CALL ARPT OPS CONTROL (808)651-6255; FAX (808) 241-3939 BTN 1700Z 0230Z, OTHER TIMES (808) 274-3814. MILITARY/CIVILIAN ACFT CARRYING MUNITIONS/HAZMAT MUST COORDINATE ITINERARY NLT 24 HRS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
A110-23 EXTENSIVE LARGE AND SMALL BIRD ACTIVITY INVOF RYS INCLUDING THE NENE GOOSE.
A110-24 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC HONOLULU CONTROL FACILITY AT 808-840-6262.
A110-5 INTXN DEPS FM TWY D ON RY 17/35 NOT AUTHORIZED.
A110-6 PPR FOR TRANSPORTATION OF DIV 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 EXPLOSIVES AND HAZMAT IN AND OUT OF ARPT. CALL ARPT OPS AT 808-651-6255.
A110-7 MILITARY ACFT MAKE FUEL ARRANGEMENTS BEFORE ARRIVAL.
A110-8 DUE TO NONVISIBILITY ATCT UNABLE TO PROVIDE ATC SVC BTN ACFT AND/OR VEHICLES ON TWY B FM 220 FT TO 500 FT S OF TWY D.
A26
A31-17/35 DIST RMNG SIGNS LEFT SIDE OF RWY 35.
A43-03 UNUSBL BYD 1.5 NM AND 7 DEGS LEFT OF CNTRLN AND OFFSET 9.5 DEG E OF CNTRLN DUE TO RAPIDLY RISING TRRN.
A43-17 UNUSBL BYD 5 DEGS RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A70-FUEL-10 0 100 OCTANE FUEL AVBL 0900-1700. FOR JET A FUEL CALL 1-800-776-2138 OR 1-800-821-3122.
A72 HELI MAJOR.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 35; REIL RWYS 03, 17, & 21; PAPI RWYS 03, 17, 21, & 35; MIRL RWY 03/21; HIRL RWY 17/35; TWY LGTS - CTAF.
E147 TPA SINGLE ENGINE 1000 (851) MULTI ENGINE 1500 (1351).

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 03/21
17/35
H1
H2
H3
Longest Runway: 03/21 is 6500 ft (1981 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 35

LIH Airport Runway Details

Runway 03/21  6500 ft x 150 ft (1981 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/16/2019
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  75 /F/A/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  730.0

Runway 03

Runway 21

Elevation: 
152.3 80.2
Latitude: 
21-58-22.4563N 21-59-07.9978N
Longitude: 
159-20-55.7445W 159-20-06.9063W
Runway True Alignment: 
045 225
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
4
Distance from End: 
200
Object Centerline Offset: 
100 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
46 45
Threshold Elevation: 
83.1
Displaced Threshold: 
205
Threshold Latitude: 
21-59-06.5600N

Threshold Longitude: 

159-20-08.4472W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6500 6500
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6500 6500
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6500 6500
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6500 6295

Runway 17/35  6500 ft x 150 ft (1981 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/16/2019
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  75 /F/A/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  175.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  630.0

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
91.2 91.3
Latitude: 
21-58-54.0604N 21-57-49.6443N
Longitude: 
159-20-09.1637W 159-20-09.1770W
Runway True Alignment: 
180 000
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object Centerline Offset: 
100 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
54 55
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6500 6500
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6500 6500
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6500 6500
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6500 6500

Helipad H1  40 ft x 40 ft (12 m x 12 m)
Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 04/11/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment

Helipad H1

Elevation: 
144.1
Latitude: 
21-58-56.0000N
Longitude: 
159-20-48.5000W
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Object Centerline Offset: 
100 ft. right of centerline
REIL: 
No
Touchdown Lights: 
No
Centerline Lights: 
No

Helipad H2  40 ft x 40 ft (12 m x 12 m)
Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 04/11/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment

Helipad H2

Elevation: 
133.7
Latitude: 
21-58-59.5000N
Longitude: 
159-20-44.9000W
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Object Centerline Offset: 
100 ft. right of centerline

Helipad H3  40 ft x 40 ft (12 m x 12 m)
Runway Length Source:  STATE as of 04/11/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment

Helipad H3

Elevation: 
125.6
Latitude: 
21-59-02.3000N
Longitude: 
159-20-41.8000W
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Object Centerline Offset: 
100 ft. right of centerline

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100, Jet A, Jet A-1+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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