How big are the aircraft that I can fly between the Hawaiian islands?
There are six Hawaiian islands that tourists can visit. There are three main airlines that fly passengers between those islands in Hawaii. Here are the types and sizes of the aircraft flown by those airlines. They are listed here in order of aircraft size, from small to large.
Mokulele Airlines flies the Cessna Grand Caravan with one propeller engine and 9 seats.
Ohana Airlines (a division of Hawaiian Airlines) flies the ATR42-500 which has two propellers and 48 seats.
Hawaiian Airlines flies the Boeing 717 with two jet engines and 118 to 123 seats.
The above information is as of 2018. Airlines and aircraft can change, so call each airline to verify the types of airplanes that they are currently flying.
See photos of these airplanes below.
Details about flights between the islands, including how to shop for the best prices, are at Hawaii Island Hopping Inter-Island Flights.
How to shop for the best fares on flights to and from Hawaii is at Hawaii Air Fares.
For information about all of the airports on Maui, click on Maui Airports.