The nearest airport in the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole(KOA).  It is located approximately 30 minutes and 19.5 miles from the resort.  When flying from the mainland, it is sometimes less expensive to book flights to Honolulu, Oahu(HNL) or Kahului, Maui(OGG), then purchase a connecting flight to the Big Island on Hawaiian Airlines, which offers many daily flights from both Honolulu and Maui into Kailua-Kona(KOA), your final destination.

  • Alaska Airlines:  Alaska flies non-stop to Kona from Seattle (SEA), Portland (PDX), Oakland (OAK), San Jose (SJC), San Diego (SAN) and Los Angeles (LAX).
  • American Airlines: American offers non-stop to Kona from Los Angeles (LAX) and Phoenix (PHX).
  • Delta Airlines: Delta flies non-stop from Los Angeles (LAX) and Seattle (SEA) into Kona.
  • United Airlines: United provides direct flights from San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX) and Denver (DEN) into Kona.


We recommend the following options for ground transportation when getting to/from the airport:

  • Rent a Car. Advanced reservations are recommended, and there are multiple car rental companies available at the Kona airport from which to choose. Parking is available at the hotel. Self parking is complimentary and valet parking is $10 per night for resort guests.
  • Taxi Service is easily available at the airport. Fares will run approximately $55-60 each way. Taxis wait conveniently curbside just outside baggage claim.
  • Shuttle Service – See below for links to reserve space with our recommended airport shuttle service carriers.   

    Roberts Hawai’i Airport Shuttle
    P: 808-539-9400
    Click here for more information

    Speedy Shuttle
    P: 877-242-5777
    Click here for more information

Check out the map for driving directions once you land at Kona International Airport.





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