Kushiro Airport

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Kushiro Airport
Kushiro Kūkō
Kushiro airport01.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Location Kushiro
Elevation AMSL 311 ft / 95 m
Coordinates 43°02′27″N 144°11′35″E / 43.04083°N 144.19306°E / 43.04083; 144.19306Coordinates: 43°02′27″N 144°11′35″E / 43.04083°N 144.19306°E / 43.04083; 144.19306
RJCK is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,500 8,202 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 685,379
Cargo (metric tonnes) 2,452
Aircraft movement 10,043

Kushiro Airport (釧路空港 Kushiro Kūkō?) (IATA: KUHICAO: RJCK) is an airport located 9 NM (17 km; 10 mi) west northwest[2] of Kushiro, Hokkaidō, Japan.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Do Tokyo–Haneda
All Nippon Airways Seasonal: Osaka–Itami
ANA operated by ANA Wings Sapporo–Chitose
Hokkaido Air System Hakodate, Sapporo–Okadama
Japan Airlines Tokyo–Haneda

International charter flights to Kushiro began in 2000 and have operated from South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Terminal passenger features[edit]

Kushiro Airport has a passenger terminal on three levels, all scheduled flights use the same terminal.

First (ground) floor[edit]

  • Arrivals situated on the right of the terminal building
  • Car hire counters
  • Tourist / visitor information desk
  • ATM
  • Display of stuffed cranes
  • Small coffee shop
  • JAL and ANA ticket desks

Second floor[edit]

  • Various gift shops and coffee establishments
  • Security check to departures
  • "Pay for use Business room"
  • "Pay for use Meeting Room"
  • Coin Lockers

Third floor[edit]

  • Viewing gallery
  • Restaurant

Ground transport[edit]

A bus service runs between the Airport and town of Kushiro, taking about 25 minutes and calling at the railway station, "MOO" shopping complex and a few other locations. The bus is approximately timed with flight arrivals / departures.

A number of car hire companies have desks in the arrivals, all have off site parking, although this is no more than 2 minutes travel in the shuttle bus.

There is no rail link


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