Iejima Airport

伊江島空港
Iejima Airport Terminal.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesIe, Iejima, Japan
Elevation AMSL238 ft / 73 m
Coordinates26°43′21″N 127°47′13″E / 26.72250°N 127.78694°E / 26.72250; 127.78694Coordinates: 26°43′21″N 127°47′13″E / 26.72250°N 127.78694°E / 26.72250; 127.78694
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IEJ is located in Okinawa Prefecture
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IEJ is located in Japan
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,500 4,921 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers8
Cargo (metric tonnes)0
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]
Osaka Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Civil Aviation Bureau [2]

Iejima Airport (伊江島空港, Iejima Kūkō) (IATA: IEJ, ICAO: RORE) is located on the island of Iejima in Ie, Kunigami District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The runways were part of the Ie Shima Airfield complex built during World War II. In 2015, the government was planning for Iejima Airport to have a new terminal and to expand the runway to 2,000 meters in length to enable the airport to accommodate jet service.

References

  1. ^ AIS Japan Archived 2016-05-17 at the Portuguese Web Archive
  2. ^ "Iejima Airport Statistics" (PDF) (Press release). Osaka Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Civil Aviation Bureau. Retrieved 8 July 2016.