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Can I do this Flight time

pgh,pa
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Can I do this Flight time

We are visiting HI next June and spending 4 nites Oahu and 5 nites Maui.My question is this: We are returning to mainland from Honolulu on aThurs leaving HI 9pm. On that date I will be flying first from maui to HNL, and I was wondering if I could spend the day driving around Maui and catch a plane from there to HNL around 5:30 or so. I figured once we flew into the HNL airport we would just stay there and already be cleared. Will this allow me enough time. Thanks so much for your help

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1. Re: Can I do this Flight time

As long as you get to the Maui airport for your flight to HNL about 1.5 hours early (or as recommended by the airline) -- I imagine you can do whatever you want with the rest of your day. Am I reading this wrong?

Your flight from Maui OGG is about 25 minutes. You'll need to change terminals ... not a big deal if your luggage is checked all the way through. I think a 5:30 flight to HNL should be plenty of time to catch a 9:00 pm flight.

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Sure, agree it is plenty of time, more than enough.

But as was said, be sure your luggage is checked through because if you have to reclaim your bags you are not "cleared" any longer and have to go back through all the security.

Note that if you fly GO! inter-island they only do baggage cooperation with a couple other airlines. Hawaiian and Aloha are better for that.

Just go to directly to the airline websites and check their schedules for your date, check the arrival time and coordinate with your mainland check-in time. It doesn't take too long to go from the inter-island terminal to the mainland terminal.

But -- another reason not to fly GO! -- GO arrives in the commuter terminal which is more isolated, and you are out of secured area when you arrive unless you get an escort to the main terminal.

Just be careful at the HNL airport not to leave the secure area. I have almost done it when not paying attention. Hopefully you are not smokers, because now you do have to go curbside to smoke. If you do smoke, allow extra time to take care of that.

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3. Re: Can I do this Flight time

Thank you so much for the info, I wasnt aware of the luggage issues. Definately will make much easier for me

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