Hakodate Airport

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Hakodate Airport
Hakodate Kūkō
Hakodate Airport Hokkaido Japan06s3.jpg
WMO: 47488
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
RJCH is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

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.


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]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing-Capital
Air Do Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways Nagoya-Centrair,[2] Osaka-Itami, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways
operated by ANA Wings
China Airlines Charter: Taipei-Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Hangzhou
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan [3]
Hokkaido Air System Asahikawa, Kushiro, Okushiri, Sapporo-Okadama
Hong Kong Express Airways Seasonal Charter: Hong Kong
Japan Airlines Tokyo-Haneda
Seasonal: Osaka-Itami
Japan Airlines
operated by J-Air
Fukuoka, Osaka-Itami
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Tianjin Airlines Tianjin
TransAsia Airways Taipei-Taoyuan

Ground transportation[edit]

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

In fiction[edit]


  1. ^ a b AIS Japan
  2. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/07/23/hd-w15update1/
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2012/08/08/br-hkd-w12/

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