Amami Airport

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Amami Airport
奄美空港
Amami Kūkō
Amami Airport.jpg
IATA: ASJICAO: RJKA
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Amami Ōshima (Amami Island), Japan
Elevation AMSL 14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 28°25′51″N 129°42′45″E / 28.43083°N 129.71250°E / 28.43083; 129.71250Coordinates: 28°25′51″N 129°42′45″E / 28.43083°N 129.71250°E / 28.43083; 129.71250
Map
RJKA is located in Japan
RJKA
RJKA
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,000 6,562 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Amami Airport (奄美空港 Amami Kūkō?) (IATA: ASJICAO: RJKA) is an airport located 21.9 km (13.6 mi) east northeast[1] Amami, a city on Amami Ōshima (Amami Island) in the Kagoshima Prefecture of Japan.

History[edit]

Amami Airport was opened as Amami Oshima Airport (奄美大島空港 Amami-Ōshima Kūkō?) on 1 June 1964 with a 1240 meter runway about 2 kilometers to the southwest from the current position.[2] A new airport with a runway of 2000 meters to accept jet aircraft was opened on 10 July 1988, at which time the former airport was closed.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Japan Air Commuter Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Kikai, Okinoerabu, Tokunoshima, Yoron
Japan Airlines Osaka-Itami, Tokyo-Haneda
Ryukyu Air Commuter Naha
Skymark Airlines Seasonal: Kagoshima
Vanilla Air Tokyo-Narita[3]

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