Here’s a guide to help you transport your firearm with the least amount of stress possible. Below we’ve listed the conditions of acceptance that must be met in order for us to accept your firearm for transportation.
You are responsible for knowledge of and compliance with all federal, state, local and international laws regarding possession and transportation of firearms. For more information, visit the TSA website.
Rest assured, baggage containing firearms will be stowed in an area that’s inaccessible to passengers (but not in the cockpit).
Note: The state and federal laws prohibit those under the age of 21 from carrying firearms.
Baggage fees will apply and are charged per piece for each direction. For more information, visit Baggage Fees and Restrictions.
If your firearms exceed your baggage allowance, excess baggage fees will be charged.
Any piece over 70 lbs/32 kg will not be accepted as checked baggage for both Domestic and International travel.
Different states and countries have their own laws regarding the transportation of firearms. Destinations in Hawaiian Airlines’ network have the following rules:
When you check in at the airport, you’ll need to declare to a Hawaiian Airlines airport customer service agent that your baggage contains firearms. At that time, the agent will inspect your firearms to see if they comply with our conditions of acceptance. You will then be asked to fill out a form stating that the firearms are not loaded.
Once the paperwork is completed and your firearms have been inspected then you’ll be all set to go!
You can check in your paintball gun equipment-that’s one paintball gun with one barrel, one hopper and one mask-by meeting a few simple conditions:
If your paintball gun equipment exceeds your baggage allowance, excess baggage fees will be charged.
Our rules for transporting airsoft guns are as simple as those for paintball guns. You can check in your airsoft gun equipment-one airsoft gun with one barrel, one magazine and one mask-by meeting these conditions:
If your airsoft gun equipment exceeds your baggage allowance, excess baggage fees will be charged.