Lihu‘e Airport runway relocation gets $3.9M boost
LIHU‘E — Lihu‘e Airport is the only airport in the United States without a standard runway safety area required by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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Will there be any further noise impacts from this? Parts if the Lihue residential areas are already significantly impacted by aircraft noise from the big jets. Is there anything that can be done to reduce the noise?
There shouldn’t be any significant changes to any noise levels, the runway being moved a bit closer to the golf course, I’m sure they may add or consider jet blast deflectors along the fence line.
Will there be an ILS ( localizer/glide slope) system and approach lighting for runway 21 included with the runway shift?