Niijima Airport

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Niijima Airport
新島空港
Niijima Kūkō
Niijima Airport (--- RJAN) (457235823).jpg
IATA: noneICAO: RJAN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Tokyo Metropolis
Serves Niijima Village, Japan
Location Niijima, Japan
Elevation AMSL 94 ft / 29 m
Coordinates 34°22′10″N 139°16′07″E / 34.36944°N 139.26861°E / 34.36944; 139.26861Coordinates: 34°22′10″N 139°16′07″E / 34.36944°N 139.26861°E / 34.36944; 139.26861
Map
RJAN is located in Japan
RJAN
RJAN
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 800 2,625 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Niijima Airport (新島空港 Niijima Kūkō?) (ICAO: RJAN) is a public aerodrome located 1.5 NM (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) southeast[1] of the village of Niijima, on the island of Niijima, one of the Izu Islands in the Philippine Sea, south of the Izu Peninsula, Japan. Niijima Village is part of Greater Metropolitan Tokyo, and the airport is operated by the Tokyo Municipal Government.

History[edit]

Niijima Airport was opened in 1970 by the Niijima Village government. Regularly scheduled flights from Niijima to Chofu Airport in western Tokyo began in March 1979. It was granted a construction permit in 1984 to be upgraded to a national-standard tertiary airport, and construction was completed in 1987. A runway lighting system was installed in 1994.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
New Central Airservice Chōfu

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