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Flying is the most common and efficient way to reach Oahu. The island has one major airport:
- Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL): Located in Honolulu on the southern coast of Oahu, HNL serves as the primary gateway for travelers visiting the island. Direct flights to HNL are available from major cities across the United States, as well as international destinations in Asia and the Pacific. Flight durations can vary based on your departure location but typically range from 5 to 9 hours from the West Coast.
Travelers from other Hawaiian islands can also reach Oahu by inter-island flights, with short flight durations ranging from 20 minutes to one hour.
How Long Is the Flight to Oahu?
The average flight time to Oahu (specifically to Honolulu International Airport) in Hawaii can vary depending on the departure city, airline, and route. Here are approximate flight times from some of the most common origins:
- Los Angeles, USA: Around 5 to 6 hours
- Sydney, Australia: Approximately 9 to 10 hours
- Tokyo, Japan: About 7 to 8 hours
- New York, USA: Approximately 10 to 11 hours (usually with a stopover)
- London, UK: About 17 to 18 hours (usually with a stopover)
- San Francisco, USA: Approximately 5 hours
- Vancouver, Canada: Around 6 hours
- Seoul, South Korea: About 8 to 9 hours
These are estimated times and actual flight durations may vary based on the specific route, stopovers, and other factors. Direct flights may not be available from all locations, requiring connections through major airports on the mainland United States or other Pacific hubs.