Tokachi–Obihiro Airport

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For the former Obihiro Airport, see Tokachi Airfield.
Tokachi–Obihiro Airport
とかち帯広空港
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Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan
Elevation AMSL 490 ft / 149 m
Coordinates 42°44′00″N 143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722Coordinates: 42°44′00″N 143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722
Website obihiro-airport.com
Map
RJCB is located in Japan
RJCB
RJCB
Location in Japan 42°44′00″N 143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 605,703
Cargo (metric tonnes) 2,344
Aircraft movement 13,273

Tokachi–Obihiro Airport (とかち帯広空港 Tokachi-Obihiro Kūkō?, or sometimes simply Obihiro Airport) (IATA: OBOICAO: RJCB) is an airport located 13.5 NM (25.0 km; 15.5 mi) south of Obihiro Station in Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Do Tokyo–Haneda
All Nippon Airways Osaka-Kansai
Hokkaido Air System Sapporo-Okadama
Japan Airlines Tokyo–Haneda
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong[3]

History[edit]

The airport opened in March 1981, initially with a 2,000 m (6,562 ft) runway, taking over the role of the former Obihiro Airport, now Tokachi Airfield. The runway was extended to 2,500 m in November 1985.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obihiro Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  2. ^ AIS Japan
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2016/01/14/ho-pvgobo-jan16/
  4. ^ Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau: Obihiro Airport history Retrieved on 7 August 2009 (Japanese)

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