Miyazaki Kūkō Line

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Miyazaki Kūkō Line
Miyazaki-Airport-Sta-Platform.jpg
Trains at Miyazaki Airport Station, March 2004
Overview
TypeHeavy rail
LocaleMiyazaki Prefecture
TerminiTayoshi
Miyazaki Airport
Stations2
Operation
OwnerJR Kyushu
Technical
Line length1.4 km (0.87 mi)
Number of tracksSingle
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification20 kV AC, overhead catenary

The Miyazaki Kūkō Line (宮崎空港線, Miyazaki Kūkō-sen, "Miyazaki Airport Line") is a railway line in Kyushu, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). It connects Tayoshi Station in Miyazaki, Miyazaki with Miyazaki Airport Station. Trains continue to and from Minami-Miyazaki Station and Miyazaki Station in the city center and further on the Nippō Main Line.

History[edit]

The 1.4 km line opened on 18 July 1996, 30 years after jet services to the airport commenced.

Stations[edit]

Station Japanese Distance
(km)
Transfers Location
Tayoshi 田吉 0.0 Nichinan Line Miyazaki, Miyazaki
Miyazaki Airport 宮崎空港 1.4  

References[edit]

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia

Coordinates: 31°52′22″N 131°26′08″E / 31.87278°N 131.43556°E / 31.87278; 131.43556