Minami Torishima Airport

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Minamitorishima Air Field
Minami Torishima Airport
Marcus Island Airport
Marcus Island DF-ST-87-08298.JPEG
Minami Torishima Airport in view on the island, Minami Torishima
IATA: MUSICAO: RJAM
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Serves Minami Torishima
Elevation AMSL 22 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 24°17′23″N 153°58′45″E / 24.28972°N 153.97917°E / 24.28972; 153.97917 (Minamitorishima Air Field)Coordinates: 24°17′23″N 153°58′45″E / 24.28972°N 153.97917°E / 24.28972; 153.97917 (Minamitorishima Air Field)
Map
Location
Location
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 1,371 4,498 Concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Minami Torishima Airport (Japanese: 南鳥島航空基地; often called Marcus Island Airport) is a one runway airport serving the island of Minami Torishima. The airport used to be a military airstrip and according to the Japanese Aeronautical Information Service it is still operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.[1]

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