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Old Kona Airport Park
Old Kona Airport Park Review
Hugging the long shoreline adjacent to the runway that served Kona's airport until 1970 (the old terminal is used for community events), this beach is flat, generally clean, and dotted with rocks and coral pieces. Calm waters make for good snorkeling, and a few accessible small coves of white sand offer safe water entry and tide pools for children. Shady areas are good for picnics or admiring the Kona skyline, complete with a whale (in season) and a cruise ship or two. A well-tended community jogging trail and dog park opposite the runway are worth checking out for the tropical landscape. Just north, an offshore surf break known as Old A's is popular with local surfers. It's usually not crowded, but this area can get busy on weekends. Amenities: parking (no fee); showers; toilets. Best for: sunset; walking.
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