Almost all travelers to Molokai arrive
by air. A few come by private yacht, or the Maui Princess
interisland ferry, which runs between Lahaina, Maui, and Molokai.
Molokai has two airports, but you'll most likely fly into
Airport, about 6 miles from Kaunakakai. The
Airport provides access to the Leper Colony, Molokai's biggest tourist
are no direct flights from the mainland to Molokai. Most of the
airlines that fly to Molokai do so out of Oahu, though a few do fly from
Maui as well.
Hawaiian Air flies two flights
from Oahu and one from Maui each day, aboard Boeing B-717 jets.
Being a major airline, however, the lines are longer and security procedures
are more grueling. You will get the security of a jet, however,
with beverage service.
Air flies nine times from Oahu daily and twice from Maui aboard their
37-passenger planes. Click
for schedules. Expect fares of around $65pp (one-way). They
fly from the commuter terminals.
Molokai Air Shuttle, Paragon
Air, and Pacific Wings offer
daily shuttle service to and from Maui and Oahu for around $65pp (one-way).
Commercial Flyer offers charter
flights from Oahu, as well. These planes are generally dual-prop
6-9 passenger planes, and fly directly into Kalaupapa, as well as Kaunakakai.