Yonago Airport Station

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Yonago Airport Station
米子空港駅
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Yonago Airport Station, June 2010
Location
Prefecture Tottori
(See other stations in Tottori)
City Sakaiminato
Neighborhood etc. 744, Sainokami-chō
Coordinates 35°30′07″N 133°14′52″E / 35.502009°N 133.247815°E / 35.502009; 133.247815Coordinates: 35°30′07″N 133°14′52″E / 35.502009°N 133.247815°E / 35.502009; 133.247815
Postal code 684-0055
(in Japanese) 鳥取県境港市佐斐神町744
History
Year opened 1902
Former name Ōshinozu Station
Present name since 2008
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Sakai Line
Statistics 4 passengers/day 2007
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station
20 airtransportation inv.svg Miho-Yonago Airport connected
Yonago Airport Station in 2008, before completion of the station building

Yonago Airport Station (米子空港駅 Yonago Kūkō-eki?) is a train station in Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture, Japan.

Passengers can walk from this station to the Yonago Airport terminal.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station has one platform serving one track for trains of both directions.

History[edit]

The station opened on November 1, 1902, as Ōshinozu Station (大篠津駅?).[1] The station was moved to the present location and renamed Yonago Airport Station on June 15, 2008, when the line was rerouted for the expansion of Yonago Airport.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sakai Line
Yumigahama Rapid Nakahama
Ōshinozuchō Local Nakahama

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 328, vol. II. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ "境線 大篠津駅、御崎口駅の駅名改称について (Renaming of Ōshinozu Station and Misakiguchi Station on the Sakai Line)", JR West press release, April 15, 2008 (Japanese), retrieved on April 13, 2009