Hakodate Airport

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Hakodate Airport
函館空港
Hakodate Kūkō
Hakodate Airport Hokkaido Japan06s3.jpg
IATA: HKDICAO: RJCH
WMO: 47488
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator MLIT
Serves Hakodate, Japan
Elevation AMSL 112 ft / 34 m
Coordinates 41°46′12″N 140°49′19″E / 41.77000°N 140.82194°E / 41.77000; 140.82194Coordinates: 41°46′12″N 140°49′19″E / 41.77000°N 140.82194°E / 41.77000; 140.82194
Website English Website
Map
RJCH is located in Japan
RJCH
RJCH
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 1,723,757
Cargo (metric tonnes) 8,667
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Japan) [2]

Hakodate Airport (函館空港 Hakodate Kūkō?) (IATA: HKDICAO: RJCH), is an airport located 7.6 km (4.7 mi) east[1] of Hakodate Station in Hakodate, a city in Hokkaidō, Japan. It is operated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. It serves as the hub for airtransse.

History[edit]

Hakodate airport opened in 1961 and is located by the seas around 10 km (6.2 mi) from the city centre. The single runway has been extended three times, in 1971, 1978 and 1999. A new terminal building was opened in 2005, replacing the earlier structure.

On September 6, 1976, Soviet pilot Viktor Belenko defected to the West by landing a MiG-25 Foxbat aircraft at Hakodate Airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Terminal interior

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Do Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Itami, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways
operated by ANA Wings
Sapporo-Chitose
China Airlines Charter: Taipei-Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Hangzhou
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan
Hokkaido Air System Asahikawa, Kushiro, Okushiri, Sapporo-Okadama
Japan Airlines Tokyo-Haneda
Seasonal: Osaka-Itami
Japan Airlines
operated by J-Air
Fukuoka, Osaka-Itami
Okay Airways Xi'an (begins 23 December 2016)[3]
Tianjin Airlines Tianjin
Tigerair Taiwan Taipei-Taoyuan[4]

Ground transportation[edit]

Scheduled buses operate to Hakodate Station and the Onuma Prince Hotel.

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AIS Japan
  2. ^ "Hakodate Airport Statistics" (PDF) (Press release). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Okay Airways schedules Xi'An – Hakodate flight in Dec 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 23 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "tigerair Taiwan Adds Hakodate Flights from August 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 

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