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Yonaguni Airport

Yonaguni Airport
Yonaguni Jima Airport
与那国空港
Yonaguni Kūkō
ICAO: ROYN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Okinawa Prefecture
Serves Yonaguni, Okinawa, Japan
Elevation AMSL 49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates
Map
ROYN is located in Japan
ROYN
Location in Japan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,000 6,562 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

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

Contents

  • History 1
  • Airlines and destinations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

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. The latter route is still flown on an irregular basis.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Japan Transocean Air Ishigaki
Japan Transocean Air operated by Ryūkyū Air Commuter Ishigaki, Naha

References

  1. ^ AIS Japan

External links

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