Okayama Airport

岡山空港

Okayama Kūkō
Okayama Airport.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesOkayama
LocationOkayama, Japan
Elevation AMSL785 ft / 239 m
Coordinates34°45′15″N 133°51′11″E / 34.75417°N 133.85306°E / 34.75417; 133.85306Coordinates: 34°45′15″N 133°51′11″E / 34.75417°N 133.85306°E / 34.75417; 133.85306
Websitewww.okayama-airport.org
Map
OKJ is located in Okayama Prefecture
OKJ
OKJ
Location in Okayama Prefecture
OKJ is located in Japan
OKJ
OKJ
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,000 9,843 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers1,391,723
Cargo (metric tonnes)5,052
Aircraft movement11,558

Okayama Airport (岡山空港, Okayama Kūkō) (IATA: OKJ, ICAO: RJOB) is an airport in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is also known as Okayama Momotaro Airport.

It is located 18 km (11 mi) northwest of central Okayama City and 11.5 km (7.1 mi) northwest[2] or 30 minutes by bus from Okayama Station.[3] It is about 10 minutes from the Okayama interchange, Sanyo Expressway.

History

The airport opened in March 1988 as a replacement for the former Okayama Airport located on the waterfront in Minami-ku, Okayama. Its runway, originally 2,000 m in length, was extended to 2,500 m in 1993 and to 3,000 m in 2001.[3]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
All Nippon Airways Sapporo–Chitose, Tokyo–Haneda
China Eastern Airlines Shanghai–Pudong (suspended)
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong (suspended)
Japan Airlines Tokyo–Haneda
Japan Transocean Air Naha
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon (suspended)
Tigerair Taiwan Taipei–Taoyuan (resumes 30 October 2022)
A view of the Okayama Airport terminal and control tower from the parking lot
A view of the Okayama Airport terminal and control tower from the parking lot

Statistics

Annual passenger traffic at OKJ airport. See source Wikidata query.

Transportation

Bus service to the airport from Okayama Station is provided by Okaden Bus and Chūtetsu Bus. Bus service to Kurashiki Station is provided by Chūtetsu Bus and Shimoden Bus.[4] Bus times are coordinated with the flight times. Although the scheduled times are relatively close to the departure and arrivals times of flights, this is because the airport is small and it takes relatively little time to proceed through the airport.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Okayama 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
  3. ^ a b "岡山空港". Osaka Civil Aviation Bureau. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Bus, Share-Ride Taxis Timetables". Okayama Airport. Retrieved 1 May 2015.