HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Hawaii Island residents of an increase in air activity over the Hilo area from Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 through Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 as the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) will be operating and repositioning four F-22 Raptors at the Hilo International Airport.
HIANG will be continuing their initiative to conduct logistics capabilities training in case the aircrafts will be diverted to alternate air fields in the Hawaiian Islands. During this time, a viewing exhibit of the F-22 Raptors will be open to interested members of the public, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 and Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The aircrafts will be located on the ramp on the east end of the terminal. To view a map of the exhibit, please click the link below. Attendees may enter through Gate 1 and parking will be available in the public parking lot.
For questions or inquiries on the event, please contact the Department of Defense, Public Affairs Office at (808) 733-4258.