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Molokai Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Molokai 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.

There’s a big handwritten sign that says ‘Do not just drop your bags and wander off or they will go to the wrong island!’ Everyone laughs and takes a picture of it. – airportreviewer

MKK Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Molokai Airport (code: MKK) is a very small airport with only three gates; you will be disembarking your plane onto the tarmac.

Sleeping in Molokai Airport

The last review submitted for Molokai Airport was 2008, and it suggested sleeping in your rental car instead of the airport as it is very small. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Molokai Airport Guide.

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 Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation.   If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Molokai airport sounds like a nightmare, there are a few hotels within a 20 minute drive from the airport:

  • Hotel Molokai – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Molokai Shores – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels on Molokai, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

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

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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

WiFi / Internet

WiFi is not available at Molokai airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Information not available

Currency Exchange – There is a staffed information desk, if you require assistance outside of the hours they provide a number to call.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is not available. The coffee shop sells snacks and there is a flower/lei shop.

Food & Drinks – There is a snack bar located landside. Hours: 6:00AM – 5:00PM.

Information Desk – There is a Visitor Information booth that may be of assistance. Hours are not known, but it appears that it is staffed from time to time.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – The Airport Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Unit provides emergency first medical response during airport operating hours. The airport also has ten Automated External Defibrillators (AED) 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.

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.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted in the parking lot and 20 feet away from the terminal building.

Molokai airport is served by the following airlines: GO! • Mokulele Express.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Alamo provides onsite car rental services (6:00AM – 7:30PM). According to a reviewer, it is suggested to book a rent a car far in advance as they often run out of cars.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available at the ground transportation area during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.