Hawaii Airport Rent Increases

Those of you who are hangar or tie down tenants likely received a letter from DOT-A announcing new rent increases. These revised increases represent the outcome of meetings between GACH leadership and the DOT-A property management people, including the appraisers working for the state. The originally proposed increases were substantial, the revised increases generally much […]

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LAHSO changes for GA at HNL

The Honolulu Control Facility has advised us that starting in August, they will begin providing “active” versus “passive” Land And Hold Short Operations at HNL. HNL has been using “passive” LAHSO with General Aviation aircraft for several years; this means that many Part 121 airlines can be given a LAHSO clearance, typically they are cleared […]

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Gene Wilkie

Gene Wilkie died in a plane crash near Payette, ID on June 17. Gene was a fixture at Honolulu Airport for being the “go to guy” on anything aviation and maintenance. Most remember all his aviation and motorcycle projects in his two T Hangars facing the runways. His wife Emi also was a pilot and […]

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