Honiara International Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Honiara International Airport is a large airport located in Honiara, Solomon Islands. It serves Honiara and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code HIR.

Honiara International Airport is situated in the continent of Oceania, specifically in the country of Solomon Islands, with latitude -9.428 and longitude 160.054993.

It has an elevation of 8.53 meters (28 ft) and is identified by the GPS code AGGH.

Elevation8.53 m (28 ft)
AddressSolomon Islands, Lungga, ソロモン諸島
WebsiteHoniara International Airport
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Airport address

Honiara International Airport

Solomon Islands, Lungga, ソロモン諸島

Which country is Honiara International Airport?

Honiara International Airport is situated in Honiara, which is in Solomon Islands, a country located on the continent of Oceania.

How do I get from Honiara International Airport to city centre?

To get from Honiara International Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. You can negotiate the fare with the driver before starting the journey. The ride to the city center takes around 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic.

  2. Airport Shuttle: Some hotels in Honiara offer airport shuttle services for their guests. Check with your hotel if they provide this service and arrange for a pickup in advance.

  3. Public Bus: There are public buses that operate between the airport and the city center. Look for buses with "Honiara" or "Town" signs. The bus stop is located just outside the airport terminal. The fare is relatively cheap, but the buses can be crowded and may not have fixed schedules.

It's recommended to have some local currency (Solomon Islands Dollars) on hand for payment, as not all taxis or buses may accept credit cards.

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Most common questions

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  1. How many airlines operate at Honiara International Airport? Honiara International Airport is served by several airlines, including Solomon Airlines, Fiji Airways, Air Niugini, and Virgin Australia. These airlines offer both domestic and international flights, connecting Honiara with destinations such as Brisbane, Nadi, Port Moresby, and Sydney.

  2. Are there any facilities available at Honiara International Airport? Yes, Honiara International Airport offers a range of facilities to enhance the travel experience. These include duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, currency exchange services, ATMs, and car rental counters. Additionally, the airport provides Wi-Fi access, lounges, and a tourist information desk to assist passengers with their travel needs.

  3. How far is Honiara International Airport from the city center? Honiara International Airport is located approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) east of Honiara's city center. The journey from the airport to the city center usually takes around 15-20 minutes by car, depending on traffic conditions. Taxis and shuttle services are readily available at the airport for convenient transportation to and from the city.


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