Yonago Airport Station

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Yonago Airport Station
米子空港駅
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Yonago Airport Station in June 2010
Location 744 Sainokami-chō, Sakaiminato-shi, Tottori-ken
Japan
Coordinates 35°30′07″N 133°14′52″E / 35.502009°N 133.247815°E / 35.502009; 133.247815Coordinates: 35°30′07″N 133°14′52″E / 35.502009°N 133.247815°E / 35.502009; 133.247815
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s) Sakai Line
Tracks 1
Connections
History
Opened 1 November 1902
Previous names Ōshinozu (until 2008)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2007) 4 daily[citation needed]
Location
Yonago Airport Station is located in Japan
Yonago Airport Station
Yonago Airport Station
Location within Japan
Yonago Airport Station in 2008, before completion of the station building

Yonago Airport Station (米子空港駅?, Yonago Kūkō-eki) is a railway station on the Sakai Line in Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West). The station is within walking distance of the Yonago Airport terminal.

Lines[edit]

Yonago Airport Station is served by the Sakai Line.

Layout[edit]

The station has one platform serving one track for trains of both directions.

History[edit]

The station opened on November 1, 1902, as Ōshinozu Station (大篠津駅?).[1] The station was moved to the present location and renamed Yonago Airport Station on June 15, 2008, when the line was rerouted for the expansion of Yonago Airport.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sakai Line
Yumigahama Rapid Nakahama
Ōshinozuchō Local Nakahama

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 328. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ "境線 大篠津駅、御崎口駅の駅名改称について (Renaming of Ōshinozu Station and Misakiguchi Station on the Sakai Line)" Archived March 17, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., JR West press release, April 15, 2008 (Japanese), retrieved on April 13, 2009