Yonaguni Airport

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Yonaguni Airport
Yonaguni Jima Airport
与那国空港
Yonaguni Kūkō
IATA: OGNICAO: ROYN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Okinawa Prefecture
Serves Yonaguni, Okinawa, Japan
Elevation AMSL 49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates 24°28′03″N 122°58′47″E / 24.46750°N 122.97972°E / 24.46750; 122.97972Coordinates: 24°28′03″N 122°58′47″E / 24.46750°N 122.97972°E / 24.46750; 122.97972
Map
ROYN is located in Japan
ROYN
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Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,000 6,562 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Yonaguni Airport (与那国空港 Yonaguni Kūkō?), (IATA: OGNICAO: ROYN) is a third-class airport located in Yonaguni, Yaeyama District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

Ryukyu Air Commuter Bombardier Dash 8 Q100 at Yonaguni Airport

The airport opened in 1943 for military use, and became a civilian airport in 1957. International service started in 2007 with a charter flight to/from Taipei operated by Uni Air, with another flight to Hualien, Taiwan operated by TransAsia Airways the following year. The latter route is still flown on an irregular basis.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Japan Transocean Air Ishigaki
Japan Transocean Air operated by Ryūkyū Air Commuter Ishigaki, Naha

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