Hanamaki Airport

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Hanamaki Airport
Hanamaki Kūkō
WMO: 47549
Airport type Public (Type-3)
Owner Iwate Prefecture
Serves Hanamaki, Iwate, Japan
Elevation AMSL  ft / 91 m
Coordinates 39°25′43″N 141°08′07″E / 39.42861°N 141.13528°E / 39.42861; 141.13528Coordinates: 39°25′43″N 141°08′07″E / 39.42861°N 141.13528°E / 39.42861; 141.13528
RJSI is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,500 8,202 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 396,966
Cargo (metric tonnes) 147
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Japan) [2]

Hanamaki Airport (花巻空港 Hanamaki Kūkō?) or Iwate-Hanamaki Airport (IATA: HNAICAO: RJSI) is a regional airport located 6 km (3.7 mi) north-northeast[1] of Hanamaki, a city in Iwate Prefecture, Japan.


Hanamaki Airport opened in 1954 with a 1200-meter runway. The runway was extended to 2000 meters in 1983. On 4 April 2009, a new terminal building was opened on the opposite side of the runway, replacing the now-defunct old terminal building that is situated next to Route 4. Nitanai Station now replaces Hanamaki Airport Station as the nearest train station to the terminal building.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
All Nippon Airways Osaka-Itami
China Airlines Seasonal: Taipei-Taoyuan
Fuji Dream Airlines Fukuoka, Nagoya-Komaki, Sapporo-Chitose
Japan Airlines operated by J-Air Osaka-Itami, Sapporo-Chitose

Several times per year, there are charter flights from Taiwan.

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ a b AIS Japan
  2. ^ "Hanamaki Airport Statistics" (PDF) (Press release). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Aviation Safety Network

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