Hakodate Airport ( ( 函館空港 Hakodate Kūkō) IATA: HKD, ICAO: RJCH), is an airport located 7.6 km (4.7 mi) east of [1 ] Hakodate Station in Hakodate, a city in Hokkaidō, Japan. It is operated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. It serves as the hub for airtransse.
History [ edit ]
Hakodate airport opened in 1961 and is located by the seas around 10 km (6.2 mi) from the city centre. The single runway has been extended three times, in 1971, 1978 and 1999. A new terminal building was opened in 2005, replacing the earlier structure.
On September 6, 1976, Soviet pilot
Viktor Belenko defected to the West by landing a MiG-25 Foxbat aircraft at Hakodate Airport.
Airlines and destinations [ edit ]
Ground transportation [ edit ]
Scheduled buses operate to
Hakodate Station and the Onuma Prince Hotel.
In fiction [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b AIS Japan
^ "Air China Adds Beijing - Hakodate Operation from July 2015". Airlineroute.net. 26 March 2015 . Retrieved . 26 March 2015
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