Okayama Airport

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Okayama Airport
岡山空港
Okayama Kūkō
Okayama Airport.JPG
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Okayama
Location Okayama, Japan
Elevation AMSL 785 ft / 239 m
Coordinates 34°45′25″N 133°51′19″E / 34.75694°N 133.85528°E / 34.75694; 133.85528Coordinates: 34°45′25″N 133°51′19″E / 34.75694°N 133.85528°E / 34.75694; 133.85528
Website www.okayama-airport.org
Map
OKJ is located in Japan
OKJ
OKJ
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,000 9,843 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 1,391,723
Cargo (metric tonnes) 5,052
Aircraft movement 11,558

Okayama Airport (岡山空港, Okayama Kūkō) (IATA: OKJICAO: RJOB) is an airport in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

It is located 18 km (11 mi) northwest of central Okayama City and 11.5 km (7.1 mi) northwest[2] or 30 minutes by bus from Okayama Station.[3] It is about 10 minutes from the Okayama interchange, Sanyo Expressway.

History[edit]

The airport opened in March 1988 as a replacement for the former Okayama Airport located on the waterfront in Minami-ku, Okayama. Its runway, originally 2,000 m in length, was extended to 2,500 m in 1993 and to 3,000 m in 2001.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Do Sapporo-Chitose
All Nippon Airways Tokyo-Haneda
China Eastern Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
EVA Air Seasonal: Taipei-Taoyuan[4]
Hong Kong Airlines Seasonal: Hong Kong[5]
Japan Airlines Tokyo-Haneda
Japan Airlines
operated by Japan Transocean Air
Naha
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Tigerair Taiwan Taipei-Taoyuan[6]
A view of the Okayama Airport terminal and control tower from the parking lot

Transportation[edit]

Bus service to the airport from Okayama Station is provided by Okaden Bus and Chūtetsu Bus. Bus service to Kurashiki Station is provided by Chūtetsu Bus and Shimoden Bus.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Okayama Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  2. ^ AIS Japan
  3. ^ a b "岡山空港". Osaka Civil Aviation Bureau. Retrieved 12 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "EVA Air Adds Okayama Service April – June 2015". airlineroute.net. March 19, 2015. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Hong Kong Airlines Adds Okayama Service from late-March 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "tigerair Taiwan Adds Okayama Service from July 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bus, Share-Ride Taxis Timetables". Okayama Airport. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 

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