Find Flights from Los Angeles to Kona
Flying to Kona on Hawaiian Airlines
Making the jump across the Pacific from Los Angeles to Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island, can be the trip of a lifetime, and Hawaiian Airlines will make sure you start your tropical adventure off right. On the Big Island, the spirit of aloha—that authentic sense of humility and gratitude found only in the Islands—is alive and well, and Hawaiian Airlines perpetuates that in all of its flights, with its excellent in-flight staff and customer service representatives.
FAQs for booking a flight from Los Angeles to Kona
When is the best time to fly from Los Angeles to Kona?
If you’re looking to save, booking your airfare in the spring and fall will likely be your most budget-friendly bet for a flight to Kona. The Big Island does have some seasonal festivities worth planning your itinerary around, such as the annual Merrie Monarch Festival—it’s been described as the Olympics of hula—which falls on the week after Easter. Of course, being in Hawaii, there really are no bad seasons on the Big Island, so you can safely book your trip to the Kona coast anytime of year. Be sure to find the lowest fares by checking out our fare calendar.
What airports serve Los Angeles and Kona?
Travelers planning their trip to Kona will be happy to know that you’ll have flexibility in scheduling your vacation. Visitors flying on a non-stop flight to Kona depart Los
Angeles International Airport (LAX) and arrive at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA).
How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Kona?
On average, a direct flight from Los Angeles to Kona will only have you in the air for just under six hours, depending on wind conditions. If you choose a flight with a layover in Honolulu or Maui, you can add a few hours to your total travel time.
Interesting facts about Kona
There have been numerous cities across the state of Hawaii that have been designated as the “capital” of Hawaii, and Kailua Kona is on that list. The community was actually established by King Kamehameha to serve as his seat of government when he was chief of Kona, and after unifying the Hawaiian archipelago in 1795, it became the kingdom’s capital.