Sleeping in Airports

Honiara Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Honiara Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

HIR Airport Overview

honiara airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Honiara International Airport.

What to Expect

Honiara Airport (code: HIR) is a small airport consisting of a single terminal.  One reviewer reported a definite lack of air conditioning and warned of dirty bathrooms. Hand sanitizer and tissues are recommended.  Services and facilities are non-existant.

Sleeping in Honiara Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels approx. 15 minutes away. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Honiara Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Honiara, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Honiara Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Exchange services are available. Locations and hours are unknown.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a small souvenir shop located airside.

Food & Drinks – A small food concession is located landside, and a small air-conditioned bar is located airside.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, there is an information desk available to provide assistance.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.

Airlines

Honiara airport is served by the following airlines: Air Niugini • Fiji Airways • Solomon Airlines • Virgin Australia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental companies have offices located onsite. At the time of this update, further information is unavailable.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2022-10-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.