|Operator||Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism|
|Elevation AMSL||13 ft / 4 m|
Source: Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
The airport opened as an Imperial Japanese Navy (Nihon kaigun) airfield in 1941.At the end of the war IT was the base of the 353th fighter squadron which défend Japan against saipan B-29 's raids and became a state-administered civil airport in 1958. It was the first airport in Shikoku to see jet service following a runway extension project in 1972.
An office park named "Biz Port" opened near the airport in 2003 to attract technology businesses, but is scheduled to close on 1 April 2015.
In 2013, the government of Ehime Prefecture and local business organizations announced that they would begin subsidizing the airport's international routes to Shanghai and Seoul, which had seen load factors of less than 50% in June 2013.
Accidents and incidents
- On October 26, 2013, a small propeller aircraft inbound from Kikai Airport crash-landed on the runway at around 6:30 p.m., forcing a temporary closure of the airport.
Airlines and destinations
|Air New Zealand||Charter: Auckland, Christchurch |
|All Nippon Airways||Naha, Osaka-Itami, Tokyo–Haneda|
|All Nippon Airways
operated by ANA Wings
|China Airlines||Charter: Taipei–Taoyuan|
|China Eastern Airlines||Shanghai–Pudong|
operated by Japan Air Commuter
operated by J-Air
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- AIS Japan Archived 17 May 2016 at the Portuguese Web Archive
- "空港整備事業" (in Japanese). 国土交通省 四国地方整備局. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
- "松山のＶＢ施設、15年３月で閉鎖 サイボウズも移転". 日本経済新聞 (in Japanese). 5 July 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
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- "China Airlines Makes History with Launch of Songshan-Matsuyama Flights" (Press release). China Airlines. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
- Matsuyama Airport Archived 12 October 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
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