Yakushima Airport

Yakushima Airport (屋久島空港, Yakushima Kūkō) (IATA: KUM, ICAO: RJFC) is located on the island of Yakushima, in Yakushima Town, Kumage District, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

Yakushima Airport

屋久島空港

Yakushima Kūkō
Yakushima airport.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesYakushima, Japan
LocationYakushima
Elevation AMSL37 m / 122 ft
Coordinates30°23′08″N 130°39′33″E / 30.38556°N 130.65917°E / 30.38556; 130.65917Coordinates: 30°23′08″N 130°39′33″E / 30.38556°N 130.65917°E / 30.38556; 130.65917
Map
RJFC is located in Kagoshima Prefecture
RJFC
RJFC
Location in Japan
RJFC is located in Japan
RJFC
RJFC
RJFC (Japan)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers164,980
Cargo (metric tonnes)135
Aircraft movement4,752
Aerial view near Yakushima Airport (1977)

The airport was opened in 1963 with an 1100-meter runway. The runway was extended to 1200 meters in 1975, and to 1500 meters in 1976. A further 2000m has been approved.[2]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Japan Airlines
operated by Japan Air Commuter
Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Osaka–Itami

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yakushima Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.yomiuri.co.jp/local/kagoshima/news/20190219-OYTNT50141/

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