Kwajalein Atoll maintains a steady temperature of 86-87 deg F throughout the year and as such constitutes to be an excellent year-round tourist destination. The peak season to travel visit here is from May to October. It is rainy and humid, but the sea waters are the calmest during this time and you can use this scenario to explore the nearby islands. If you’re looking for a cheaper option while travelling here, you can visit this island during January to March. It is much drier then and the flight tickets and accommodation are cheaper.
Kwajalein Atoll is served by Bucholz Army Airfield. It is a United States Army airfield in Kwajalein Atoll. It is essentially a military airport and therefore commercial flights are transported to and from the neighbouring island of Ebeye. Please note that all civil and military operations require 24 hours' prior permission, and that the passengers transiting through Kwajalein on the same aircraft are not permitted to deplane. The airport offers a number of flights to the nearby islands like Honolulu, Elenak, Enewetak etc. The airlines offering flying support are Air Marshall Islands and United Airlines. Places of Interest in Kwajalein
Kwajalein Atoll is a part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The southernmost and largest island in the atoll is named Kwajalein Island and is best known as Kwajalein. It is one of the world's largest coral atolls and it comprises of 97 islands and islets that surround one of the largest lagoons in the world. Once a Japanese naval base during the Second World War, this atoll is now home to the US Department of Defense missile research and testing system, and is not exactly a first-rate tourist destination. However, there are a number of recreational facilities like water skiing, spear fishing, deep sea fishing and scuba diving besides a nine-hole golf course, swimming pools and tennis courts that you would take a liking to. Some cultural attractions here include festivals like the Manit Day and the Fisherman’s Holiday.Manit Day
Manit Day is celebrated to promote the native Marshallese culture. It is celebrated during the last Friday in September wherein people all wakes of life sell their handmade, eco-friendly articles like woven baskets, fans, hats, mats, coconut oil and soaps. The school children perform dances and sing songs in their schools.The Fisherman’s Holiday
The Fisherman’s Holiday is observed every first Friday of July. This festival is essentially a contest that begins early morning and it involves a number of fishermen who compete to catch the biggest and the maximum number of fish caught during the day. The fish are then marked and measured, and this process gives way to declare the winner.