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Kerama Airport

Kerama Airport
慶良間空港
Kerama Kūkō
ICAO: ROKR
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Okinawa Prefecture
Serves Kerama Islands, Japan
Location Fukaji Island
Elevation AMSL 156 ft / 48 m
Coordinates
Map
ROKR is located in Japan
ROKR
ROKR
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 800 2,625 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Kerama Airport (慶良間空港 Kerama Kūkō) (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. ^ AIS Japan
  2. ^ Airport information for KJP / ROKR at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Map showing islands of Zamami Village
  4. ^ "Kerama Airport, Okinawa Prefecture
  5. ^ "Kerama Airport Guide," Japan Airlines

External links

  • Kerama Airport
  • Kerama Airport Information Sheet PDF (209 KiB) (Japanese)
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