Last Updated on January 31, 2021 by Kristin

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Need a Kona airport car rental? Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA) at Keāhole is the primary airport on the Island of Hawaii.

Kona International Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1 (Gates 1-5), Terminal 2 (Gates 6-10) and Terminal 3 (the Commuter Terminal). Rental car shuttles pick up passengers just across the street from the baggage claim area.

Rental Cars at KOA Airport

Car rental companies have their check-in counters off terminal and are served by continuous shuttles. You can pick up a shuttle at the center median located across the street from baggage claim areas A and B.  

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There are eight rental car companies at Kona International Airport (KOA):

Alamo Rent a Car (844) 914-1550

Return Location: 73 106 Aulepe Street, Kailua-Kona. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6 am-10 pm.

Avis Rent a Car (808) 327-3000

Preferred Services: Avis Preferred members can go directly to their car from the rental car shuttle.
Return Location: 73-361 Kupipi Street, Suite 1, Kailua-Kona. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6 am-10:30 pm.

Budget Car Rental (808) 329-8511

Preferred Services: Proceed to the Fastbreak booth in the Budget parking deck. Locate your name on the display and proceed to the area listed, from which any car may be chosen. Choose your vehicle, proceed to the exit booth, present your driver’s license to Budget agent.
Return Location: 73-361 Kupipi St, Kailua-Kona. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6 am-10:30 am.

Dollar Car Rental (866) 434-2226

Return Location: 73-200 Kupipi Street, Kona-Kailua. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6 am-11:30 pm.

Enterprise (844) 914-1549

Return Location: 73 107 Aulepe Street, Kona-Kailua. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6 am-10 pm.

Hertz (808) 329-3566

Preferred Services: Gold Canopy Service available.
Return Location: 73 104 Aulepe Street, Kailua-Kona. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6 am-11:30 pm.

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National (844) 887-8399

Return Location: 73 109 Aulepe Street, Kailua-Kona. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 6 am-10 pm.

Thrifty Car Rental (877) 283-0898

Return Location: 73-200 Kupipi Street, Kailua-Kona. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily 6:30 am-11:30 pm.

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