Tokachi-Obihiro Airport

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For the former Obihiro Airport, see Tokachi Airfield.
Tokachi-Obihiro Airport
とかち帯広空港
131012 Obihiro Airport Hokkaido Japan00s5.jpg
IATA: OBOICAO: RJCB
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan
Elevation AMSL 490 ft / 149 m
Coordinates 42°44′00″N 143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722Coordinates: 42°44′00″N 143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722
Website obihiro-airport.com
Map
RJCB is located in Japan
RJCB
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Location in Japan 42°44′00″N 143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Tokachi-Obihiro Airport (とかち帯広空港 Tokachi-Obihiro Kūkō?, or sometimes simply Obihiro Airport) (IATA: OBOICAO: RJCB) is an airport located 13.5 NM (25.0 km; 15.5 mi) south of Obihiro Station in Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Hokkaido International Airlines Tokyo-Haneda
Japan Airlines Tokyo-Haneda

History[edit]

The airport opened in March 1981, initially with a 2,000 m (6,562 ft) runway, taking over the role of the former Obihiro Airport, now Tokachi Airfield. The runway was extended to 2,500 m in November 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AIS Japan
  2. ^ Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau: Obihiro Airport history Retrieved on 7 August 2009 (Japanese)

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