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Hakodate Airport

 

Hakodate Airport

Hakodate Airport
函館空港
Hakodate Kūkō
ICAO: RJCH
WMO: 47488
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator MLIT
Serves Hakodate, Japan
Elevation AMSL 112 ft / 34 m
Coordinates
Website
Map
RJCH is located in Japan
RJCH
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Hakodate Airport (函館空港 Hakodate Kūkō) (ICAO: RJCH), is an airport located 7.6 km (4.7 mi) east[1] of Hakodate Station in Hakodate, a city in Hokkaidō, Japan. It is operated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. It serves as the hub for airtransse.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Airlines and destinations 2
  • Ground transportation 3
  • In fiction 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Hakodate airport opened in 1961 and is located by the seas around 10 km (6.2 mi) from the city centre. The single runway has been extended three times, in 1971, 1978 and 1999. A new terminal building was opened in 2005, replacing the earlier structure.

On September 6, 1976, Soviet pilot Viktor Belenko defected to the West by landing a MiG-25 Foxbat aircraft at Hakodate Airport.

Airlines and destinations

Departure
Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing-Capital[2]
Air Do Nagoya-Centrair,[3] Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways Osaka-Itami, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda
All Nippon Airways
operated by ANA Wings
Sapporo-Chitose
China Airlines Charter: Taipei-Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Hangzhou
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan [4]
Hokkaido Air System Asahikawa, Kushiro, Okushiri, Sapporo-Okadama
Hong Kong Express Airways Seasonal Charter: Hong Kong
Japan Airlines Osaka-Itami, Tokyo-Haneda
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Tianjin Airlines Tianjin[5]
TransAsia Airways Taipei-Taoyuan

Ground transportation

Scheduled buses operate to Hakodate Station and the Onuma Prince Hotel.

In fiction

References

  1. ^ a b AIS Japan
  2. ^ "Air China Adds Beijing - Hakodate Operation from July 2015". Airlineroute.net. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2015. 
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/07/23/hd-w15update1/
  4. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2012/08/08/br-hkd-w12/
  5. ^ http://www.traveldailymedia.com/214191/tianjin-airlines-spreads-wings-to-hokkaido/

External links

  • (English) Hakodate Airport Terminal Building Co., Ltd.
  • (Japanese) Hakodate Airport Terminal Building Co., Ltd.
  • Hakodate Airport Guide from Japan Airlines
  • Current weather for RJCH at NOAA/NWS
  • Accident history for HKD at Aviation Safety Network
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