Kushiro Airport

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Kushiro Airport
Kushiro Kūkō
Kushiro airport01.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Location Kushiro
Elevation AMSL 311 ft / 95 m
Coordinates 43°02′27″N 144°11′35″E / 43.04083°N 144.19306°E / 43.04083; 144.19306Coordinates: 43°02′27″N 144°11′35″E / 43.04083°N 144.19306°E / 43.04083; 144.19306
RJCK is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,500 8,202 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Kushiro Airport (釧路空港 Kushiro Kūkō?) (IATA: KUHICAO: RJCK) is an airport located 9 NM (17 km; 10 mi) west northwest[1] of Kushiro, Hokkaidō, Japan.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Do Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways Tokyo-Haneda
Seasonal: Osaka-Itami
ANA operated by ANA Wings Sapporo-Chitose
Hokkaido Air System Hakodate, Sapporo-Okadama
Japan Airlines Tokyo-Haneda

International charter flights to Kushiro began in 2000 and have operated from South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Terminal passenger features[edit]

Kushiro Airport has a passenger terminal on three levels, all scheduled flights use the same terminal.

First (ground) floor[edit]

  • Arrivals situated on the right of the terminal building
  • Car hire counters
  • Tourist / visitor information desk
  • ATM
  • Display of stuffed cranes
  • Small coffee shop
  • JAL and ANA ticket desks

Second floor[edit]

  • Various gift shops and coffee establishments
  • Security check to departures
  • "Pay for use Business room"
  • "Pay for use Meeting Room"
  • Coin Lockers

Third floor[edit]

  • Viewing gallery
  • Restaurant

Ground transport[edit]

A bus service runs between the Airport and town of Kushiro, taking about 25 minutes and calling at the railway station, "MOO" shopping complex and a few other locations. The bus is approximately timed with flight arrivals / departures.

A number of car hire companies have desks in the arrivals, all have off site parking, although this is no more than 2 minutes travel in the shuttle bus.

There is no rail link