FAA KITEBOARDING RULES – Maui

FAA KITEBOARDING RULES – Maui

These rules comprise the terms under which the FAA permits kiteboarding within 5 miles of Kahului Airport.

  • All kitesurfing participants must be responsible for seeing and avoiding aircraft.

  • No kiteboarding in the 2 nautical mile long by one nautical mile wide corridor. The corridor’s length starts at the end of the OGG airport runway. The corridor’s width is comprised of one half a nautical mile on each side of the runway, from the runway’s end to sea. Please refer to the Map below.

  • The waiver is applicable and only valid between the hours of official sunrise and sunset

  • All kiteboarders shall be responsible for seeing and avoiding non-participants

  • The rope or attaching cables must not exceed 125 feet in length and no kite shall be operated more than 125 feet above sea level.

  • Kiteboarding safety meetings will be conducted within every 12 month period