Kahua Mokulele o Lāna‘i
|Owner||Hawaii Department of Transportation|
|Serves||Lanai City, Hawaii|
|Elevation AMSL||1,308 ft / 399 m|
Lanai Airport (IATA: LNY, ICAO: PHNY, FAA LID: LNY), also written as Lānaʻi Airport, is a state owned, public use airport located three nautical miles or about 3.4 miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Lanai City (Lānaʻi City), in Maui County, Hawaii. The airport began regular operations in 1930. It is the only airport serving the island of Lanai (Lānaʻi).
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 52,075 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 42,594 enplanements in 2009, and 43,922 in 2010. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a non-hub primary commercial service facility.
Facilities and aircraft
The airport covers an area of 505 acres (204 ha) at an elevation of 1,308 feet (399 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m).
Airlines and destinations
Accidents and incidents
On February 26, 2014, a charted twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo aircraft operated by Maui Air crashed after takeoff from Lanai Airport one mile away. The plane was carrying a pilot and five employees of Maui County. The male pilot and two passengers, both female, were killed, while the other three passengers were injured.
- FAA Airport Master Record for LNY ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
- "Lanai Airport". State of Hawaii. Retrieved June 16, 2012.
- "Lanai Airport". Hawaii Aviation. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
- "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
- "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.
- "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "Small plane crashes on Lanai Island leaving three dead". Hawaii Telegraph. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
- Lanai Airport
- Hawaii State Department of Transportation
- Topographic map from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for LNY, effective February 27, 2020
- Resources for this airport: