HNL – First 80 Years

This 184 page book chronicles the birth and growth of the Honolulu International Airport from its humble beginnings to its fulfillment of the 1927 dream of being the “Gateway to the Pacific.”

HNL – 80th Anniversary Brochure

This 24 page brochure was produced in 2007 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Honolulu International Airport. It includes a map of the terminals, an aerial view of the airport with runways and main buildings identified, as well as extensive information about all facets of the airport operation.

25th Anniversary John Rodgers Terminal 1987

Territorial Aeronautical Commission

DOT Annual Reports

Territory of Hawaii Superintendent of Public Works Reports

Hawaii Aeronautics Commission

Airport Zoning Board Minutes

Honolulu International Airport Publications

FAA Historical Fact Book 1926-1963

Kalaeloa Airport

Naval Air Pilot 1936

Statewide Air Station 29

Naval Air Station 29 (Honolulu)

1945 History of Barbers Point Naval Air Station

Above the Pacific

By Lieutenant Colonel William Joseph Horvat, 1966. The story of the flights “Above the Pacific” from the first Hawaiian balloon ascent in 1880 and the first Curtiss flights in 1910 up to 1966. Coverage includes airlines that serve the area, as well as information on satellite tracking facilities and Hawaii’s vital role in the development of World Aviation History.


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