Miyako Airport

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Miyako Airport

宮古空港

Miyako Kūkō
Miyako Airport and its controll tower being repaired just after typhoon.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorOkinawa Prefecture
LocationMiyakojima, Okinawa, Japan
Elevation AMSL140 ft / 43 m
Coordinates24°46′58″N 125°17′42″E / 24.78278°N 125.29500°E / 24.78278; 125.29500Coordinates: 24°46′58″N 125°17′42″E / 24.78278°N 125.29500°E / 24.78278; 125.29500
Websitehttp://miyakoap.co.jp/
Map
ROMY is located in Japan
ROMY
ROMY
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,000 6,562 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers1,335,697
Cargo (metric tonnes)10,938
Aircraft movement15,590

Miyako Airport (宮古空港, Miyako Kūkō, (IATA: MMY, ICAO: ROMY)) is an airport on Miyako-jima (Miyako Island) in Miyakojima, Okinawa, Japan.

History[edit]

The airport opened in 1943 as an Imperial Japanese Navy airbase. Civilian operations commenced in 1956. Jet service commenced in 1978 using Boeing 737s.[2]

Japan Airlines provides nonstop service to Tokyo (Haneda Airport) operated by Japan Transocean Air.[3] All Nippon Airways commenced nonstop service to Tokyo (Haneda Airport) in 2016, using slots freed up by the cessation of Hokuriku region air services following the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen.[4]

Facilities[edit]

Miyako Airport has a single three-story terminal building with five gates. The terminal includes four restaurants, a shopping promenade and an observation deck.[5] The airport has parking berths for three mid-sized jet aircraft.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
All Nippon Airways Nagoya-Centrair, Naha, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda
Seasonal: Fukuoka
All Nippon Airways
operated by ANA Wings
Ishigaki, Naha
Japan Airlines
operated by Japan Transocean Air
Naha, Tokyo–Haneda
Japan Airlines
operated by Ryukyu Air Commuter
Ishigaki, Naha, Tarama

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miyako Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b "会社概要". Miyako Air Terminal Co., Ltd. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  3. ^ Japan Transocean Air flights from Tokyo (Haneda) (HND) to Miyako (MMY)
  4. ^ "全日空、羽田―宮古線を開設 小松・富山線減便も発表". The Nikkei. 20 January 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  5. ^ "フロアー案内図". Miyako Air Terminal Co., Ltd. Retrieved 21 January 2016.

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