Tokachi–Obihiro Airport

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Tokachi–Obihiro Airport

とかち帯広空港
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Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesObihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan
Elevation AMSL490 ft / 149 m
Coordinates42°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
Websiteobihiro-airport.com
Map
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers605,703
Cargo (metric tonnes)2,344
Aircraft movement13,273

Tokachi–Obihiro Airport (とかち帯広空港, Tokachi-Obihiro Kūkō, or sometimes simply Obihiro Airport) (IATA: OBO, ICAO: 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]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Do Tokyo–Haneda
Japan Airlines Tokyo–Haneda
Seasonal: Nagoya-Centrair

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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obihiro Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. ^ AIS Japan Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau: Obihiro Airport history Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 7 August 2009 (in Japanese)

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