PHKO Kona International Airport at Keahole [KOA] (2,700 acres) Kailua-Kona, HI Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [PHMU] 26 NE ; [PHTO] 56 E ; [PHHN] 63 N ; [PHOG] 73 N ;(ave. distance: 55 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 59 (33 single-props, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q2]

The following table presents a chronology for the second quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading


PHTO Hilo International Airport [ITO] (1,007 acres) Hilo, HI Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [PHMU] 39 NW ; [PHKO] 56 W ; [PHHN] 84 NW ; ;(ave. distance: 60 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 44 (20 single-props, 2 multi-props, 2 gliders & … Continue reading

ANALYSIS: Controller Error & NMAC, east of Kona, on 4/25/2014

UPDATED, 5/19/2014… When this article was originally Posted by aiREFORM, on 5/17 (22-days after the near-collision), FAA was still not sharing information. New information has since been released anonymously. It identifies the conflicting flight as USAir Flight #432, westbound at … Continue reading