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Yonaguni Airport

Yonaguni Jima Airport

与那国空港

Yonaguni Kūkō
Yonaguni-Airport-building.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorOkinawa Prefecture
ServesYonaguni, Okinawa, Japan
Elevation AMSL49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates24°28′03″N 122°58′47″E / 24.46750°N 122.97972°E / 24.46750; 122.97972Coordinates: 24°28′03″N 122°58′47″E / 24.46750°N 122.97972°E / 24.46750; 122.97972
Map
OGN/ROYN is located in Okinawa Prefecture
OGN/ROYN
OGN/ROYN
Location in Japan
OGN/ROYN is located in Japan
OGN/ROYN
OGN/ROYN
OGN/ROYN (Japan)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,000 6,562 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers94,684
Cargo (metric tonnes)323
Aircraft movement3,154

Yonaguni Airport (与那国空港, Yonaguni Kūkō), (IATA: OGN, ICAO: ROYN) is a third-class airport located in Yonaguni, Yaeyama District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

History

Ryukyu Air Commuter Bombardier Dash 8 Q100 at Yonaguni Airport
Ryukyu Air Commuter Bombardier Dash 8 Q100 at Yonaguni Airport

The airport opened in 1943 for military use, and became a civilian airport in 1957. International service started in 2007 with a charter flight to/from Taipei operated by Uni Air, with another flight to Hualien, Taiwan operated by TransAsia Airways the following year.

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

AirlinesDestinations
Ryukyu Air Commuter Ishigaki, Naha

References

  1. ^ "Yonaguni Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 7 January 2017.