Kerama Airport

慶良間空港

Kerama Kūkō
Kerama airport.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorOkinawa Prefecture
ServesKerama Islands, Japan
LocationFukaji Island
Elevation AMSL156 ft / 48 m
Coordinates26°10′06″N 127°17′36″E / 26.16833°N 127.29333°E / 26.16833; 127.29333Coordinates: 26°10′06″N 127°17′36″E / 26.16833°N 127.29333°E / 26.16833; 127.29333
Map
ROKR is located in Okinawa Prefecture
ROKR
ROKR
Location in Japan
ROKR is located in Japan
ROKR
ROKR
ROKR (Japan)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 800 2,625 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers498
Cargo (metric tonnes)0
Aircraft movement233

Kerama Airport (慶良間空港, Kerama Kūkō) (IATA: KJP, ICAO: ROKR)[2] is an airport serving the Kerama Islands in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located on Fukaji Island (外地島, Fukajijima), which is part of the Village of Zamami.[3] The airport is linked by a road bridge to the islands of Geruma and Aka.

The prefecture operates the airport, which is classified as a third class airport. Kerama gained commercial flights on an on and off basis in 1984.[4] In 2006 Ryukyu Air Commuter suspended flights.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Kerama Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. ^ Airport information for KJP / ROKR at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Map showing islands of Zamami Village Archived 2011-05-26 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Kerama Airport, Okinawa Prefecture
  5. ^ "Kerama Airport Guide[permanent dead link]," Japan Airlines