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Hilo International

Hilo, HI
Phone: 808-961-9300
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2030
Tower:ATCT plus Terminal Radar Approach Control, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-2200Secondary Depart. Control Hrs: 2200-0600Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 0600-2200Secondary Approach Control Hrs: 2200-0600Primary Approach Control Hrs: 0600-2200
Elevation:38 ft (11.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. E of Hilo
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Runways:03/21, 08/26
Longest paved runway: 9800 ft
Fees:Landing, Parking, Hangar
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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:5600 x 150ft. / 1706.9 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0333.3ft. MSL
30° mag
41° true
0.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
349' Disp Threshold
Fence, Both-Sides, 7 ft high, 200 ft from end
Apch Ratio 20:1 Fm Dsplcd Thr VASI Usbl Dist Lmtd to 4 Nm From Thr Due Obstn
2125.4ft. MSL
210° mag
221° true
0.1% up
non-precisionNo DataPole, 20 ft Left of center, 37 ft high, 1,050 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope

Runway 08/26

Dimensions:9800 x 150ft. / 2987.0 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0827.3ft. MSL
79° mag
90° true
0.1% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 6-Box/Left-Side VASI
approach: Omni-directional ALS
Tree, 600 ft Right of center, 32 ft high, 1,400 ft from end, 43:1 clearance slope
+6' Fences 400' Left of Cntrln
2637.0ft. MSL
259° mag
270° true
0.1% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILS/DMETree, 400 ft Left of center, 25 ft high, 650 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope

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Airframe Repair: Minor
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
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Customs: International Landing Rights

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N19 43.2158' / W155 2.9082'
Charts:NACO: Hawaiian Islands Sectional
Mag Var:11E (1985)
ARTCC:Honolulu Control Facility (ZHN)
FSS:Honolulu (HNL)
NOTAM Facility:ITO
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 808 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1008 MSL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
Dusk-Dawn. Actvt MIRL Ry 03/21 & HIRL Ry 08/26; MALSR Ry 26 & ODALS Ry 08 - 118.1

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:20
Multi Engine:2

Airport Activity

GA Local:12,203
GA Itinerant:4,177
Air Taxi:44,341

(12-month period ending on 5/31/2013)

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Contact Addresses

ASN Volunteer:Owner:Airport Manager:
William PhillipsState of Hawaii Airport Div DOTSteven J. Santiago
Honolulu Intl ArptAssistant Airport District Manager, 2450 Kekuanaoa Street #215
Honolulu, HI 96819Hilo, HI 96720
808-838-8600 (Office) 808-961-9300 (Office)
Contact the ASN Volunteer
Hawaii Dist Mgr Chauncey Wong-Yuen at Keahole Arpt (808) 329-2484