Fukaji Island

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Fukaji Island
Native name: 外地島 (Fukaji-jima)
Location Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 26°10′04″N 127°17′31″E / 26.16778°N 127.29194°E / 26.16778; 127.29194Coordinates: 26°10′04″N 127°17′31″E / 26.16778°N 127.29194°E / 26.16778; 127.29194
Archipelago Kerama Islands
Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture

Fukaji Island (外地島, Fukaji-jima) is an uninhabited island[1] in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the Kerama Islands group in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

The Kerama Airport is located on Fukaji. There is an observatory for whale watching near the entrance of the airport.[2]


  1. ^ "Fukaji island". Kerama islands. Retrieved 2016-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Fukaji Island observatory". Kerama islands. Retrieved 2016-06-10.