Case Study Hawaiian Airlines

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RSCH 602-The Air Transportation System
Airport and Aerospace Case Study
Christopher Teegarden
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
1 May 2016

This case study will review Honolulu International Airport (HNL), which serves as the hub for Hawaiian Airlines based in Oahu. Areas to be discussed include lack of land expansion, and current projects to accommodate the influx of new and existing passengers. A solution has already been identified, initiated, and moving toward completion.

Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
Honolulu International Airport (HNL) serves as the main hub for Hawaiian Airlines. According to (2016) it covers 4,520 acres and is larger than the major resort destination
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A solution already in motion to transform HNL to a world-class airport in order accommodate growth, former Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle announced in 2006 the Hawaii Airports Modernization Program. The needed improvements are intended to enhance traveler experience and improve safety and efficiency (Protecting Hawaii, n.d.). One of the focus areas for the modernization program include the new Mauka Concourse which addresses the requirement for additional gate capacity as well as the need to accommodate more wide body aircraft. The Mauka Concourse will include new gates, holdrooms, screening lanes, and jet bridges that would accommodate peak traffic in a more efficient use of HNL’s limited space (Protecting Hawaii,…show more content…
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