Izumo Airport


Izumo Kūkō
Airport typePublic
OperatorShimane Prefecture
ServesShimane Prefecture
LocationIzumo, Shimane, Japan
Elevation AMSL6 ft / 2 m
Coordinates35°24′49″N 132°53′24″E / 35.41361°N 132.89000°E / 35.41361; 132.89000
RJOC is located in Shimane Prefecture
Location in Shimane Prefecture
RJOC is located in Japan
RJOC (Japan)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,000 6,562 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Cargo (metric tonnes)1,066
Aircraft movement11,957

Izumo Airport (出雲空港, Izumo Kūkō) (IATA: IZO, ICAO: RJOC) is an airport in the Hikawa area of Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, Japan, about 20–30 minutes by car from central Izumo or Matsue city centre. This airport is also known as Izumo En-Musubi Airport (出雲縁結び空港);[2] meaning Izumo Airport of Romantic Fate.


The airport opened in June 1966 with a runway length of 1,200 m. The runway was extended to 1,500 m in December 1970, and 2,000 m in March 1991.[3]

Scheduled service began in July 1966, with a daily YS-11 flight to Osaka and a daily de Havilland Heron flight to Oki. YS-11 service to Tokyo began in 1979, and was upgraded to DC-9 jet service in 1980 and A300 widebody service in 1993. Routes added since then include Fukuoka (YS-11 from December 1984), Hiroshima-Nishi (BAe Jetstream from 1996), Sapporo (MD-87 from 1996), Komatsu (BAe Jetstream from 1996), Okinawa (MD-90 from 1997), and Nagoya (Saab 340 from 1997).[4]


The airport terminal has three jet bridge gates, and is equipped with customs and immigration facilities for international charter flights.[5] The Shimane Prefectural Police also has an air base on site.[6]

Airlines and destinations

Fuji Dream Airlines Nagoya–Centrair (begins 31 March 2024),[7] Nagoya–Komaki, Sendai, Shizuoka
J-Air Osaka–Itami
Japan Air Commuter Fukuoka, Oki
Japan Airlines Tokyo–Haneda


Graphs are unavailable due to technical issues. There is more info on Phabricator and on MediaWiki.org.
Annual passenger traffic at IZO airport. See Wikidata query.

Ground transportation

Bus service is available to Matsue and Izumo. There is no rail service to the airport; the closest railway station is Shōbara Station, about 10 minutes away by car.[8]


  1. ^ "Izumo Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. ^ 島根県:出雲空港の愛称が決定しました (in Japanese). Government of Shimane Prefecture. Archived from the original on 12 May 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  3. ^ 大阪航空局_大阪航空局のご案内_管内空港の現況と出先機関_出雲空港 (in Japanese). MLIT. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  4. ^ 空港概要 - 出雲縁結び空港. www.izumo-airport.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  5. ^ 施設のご案内 - 出雲縁結び空港. www.izumo-airport.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  6. ^ 空港平面図 (PDF) (in Japanese). Government of Shimane Prefecture.
  7. ^ (PDF) https://www.fujidream.co.jp/company/press/doc/240112.pdf. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ 交通アクセス - 出雲縁結び空港. www.izumo-airport.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 23 August 2017.