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.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Honiara Airport.

What to Expect

  • This is a small airport with a single terminal.
  • One reviewer reported a definite lack of air conditioning and warned of dirty bathrooms. Hand sanitizer and tissues are recommended.

Where to Sleep

  • Unfortunately, we have not received any reviews from travellers who have slept in this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels approx. 15 minutes away. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Honiara Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • King Solomon Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Heritage Park Hotel Honiara – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Iron Bottom Sound Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Honiara Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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 – Yes.

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 – Yes.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

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.


As of December 2018, Honiara airport is served by the following airlines: Air Niugini • Fiji Airways • Nauru Airlines • Solomon Airlines • Virgin Australia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Rental Cars

Rental desks are available at the airport. At the time of this December 2017 update, further details are not available.


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

Last updated: 2018-12-07

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.