Chichijima Airfield

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Chichijima Airfield
父島飛行場
Chichijima Hikōjō
IATA: noneICAO: RJAO
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator JMSDF
Location Chichi-jima
Elevation AMSL - ft / - m
Coordinates 27°05′23″N 142°11′29″E / 27.08972°N 142.19139°E / 27.08972; 142.19139 (Chichi-jima Airport)Coordinates: 27°05′23″N 142°11′29″E / 27.08972°N 142.19139°E / 27.08972; 142.19139 (Chichi-jima Airport)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
80 262 Asphalt concrete

Chichijima Airfield (父島飛行場 Chichijima Hikōjō?) (ICAO: RJAO) is an airfield on the island of Chichi-jima in Japan. It has a landing slope facility for flying boats (e.g. Shin Meiwa US-1A/US-2) and a heliport for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Chichijima Naval Base.

Both bases were under the control of the United States Navy from shortly after Japan's surrender in 1945 up to 1968. During that time the naval base was known as Chichi Jima Naval Base.