- Naha Airport
IATA: OKA – ICAO: ROAH Summary Airport type Public Operator Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Serves Naha, Okinawa, Japan Elevation AMSL 11 ft / 3 m Coordinates Map Runways Direction Length Surface m ft 18/36 3,000 9,843 Asphalt Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan
The primary air terminal for passengers and freight traveling to and from Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, the airport handles international traffic to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, and China. Japan's seventh busiest airport, it also carries domestic flights to Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) and many other cities on Japan's four main islands. Naha is also a hub for service to other locations in Okinawa, including Ishigaki Airport, and suffers from congestion. In all, flights connect Naha to more than 30 destinations. Its single 3,000 m (9,843 ft) runway handles in excess of 150 flights daily.
The airport is also home to Naha Air Base.
Naha Airport served 14,495,054 passengers in FY2006.
Naha airport is undergoing major transformations, as three separate projects.
Terminal Relocation and Expansion
In 2008, the government gave a go ahead to significantly expand the domestic terminal requiring the relocation of cargo facilities and the international terminal, it is expected to take 7 years to complete.
Intermodal Under Bay Tunnel
In addition, a 6 lane Under bay tunnel for auto transport linking the airport with the Naha Port is expected to boost the usefulness of the intermodal facility was completed in 2011. This tunnel will also link a 2.6 hectare Free Trade Zone near the Airport and another 122 hectare one at Nakagusuku Bay.
The basic and detailed design engineering works in addition to the later construction management phase of the main passenger terminal were awarded in the 1990s in part to the Japan Branch of the American design-build engineering company, The Austin Company, which joined Japanese firms in a joint venture design consortium.
The Okinawa Monorail carries passengers from Naha-kūkō Station to the center of Naha, and to the terminal at Shuri Station, which is closest to Shuri Castle. In addition, bus service is available to many parts of Okinawa Island. Extensive parking lots are available as well.
Airlines and destinations
Airlines Destinations Air China Beijing-Capital [begins 11 January] All Nippon Airways Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kobe, Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Itami, Osaka-Kansai, Sendai, Takamatsu, Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita
All Nippon Airways operated by ANA Wings Kagoshima All Nippon Airways operated by Air Nippon Miyako, Ishigaki, Shizuoka, Niigata
Seasonal: Niigata , Osaka-Kansai
Asiana Airlines Seoul-Incheon China Airlines Taipei-Taoyuan China Eastern Airlines Shanghai-Pudong Continental Airlines Guam Dragonair Hong Kong Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital Hong Kong Airlines Seasonal: Hong Kong Hong Kong Express Airways Hong Kong Japan Airlines Fukuoka, Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Itami, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda
Japan Airlines operated by Japan Transocean Air Fukuoka, Ishigaki, Komatsu, Kumejima, Miyako, Okayama, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita Japan Transocean Air operated by Ryukyu Air Commuter Aguni, Amamioshima, Kitadaito, Kumejima, Minamidaito, Yonaguni, Yoron
Mandarin Airlines Taichung, Kaohsiung Skymark Airlines Fukuoka, Nagoya-Centrair, Kobe, Miyako, Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita [begins 8 December] Skynet Asia Airways Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Nagasaki
- On December 1, 1994, Ramzi Yousef planted a bomb on Philippine Airlines Flight 434, with the intent of mass murder. The bomb exploded on the Boeing 747-283B en route from Cebu to Tokyo, killing one passenger. The plane made an emergency landing at Naha Airport safely.
- On January 31, 2001, Japan Airlines Flight 907, bound for Naha from Tokyo International Airport, nearly collided with another Japan Airlines aircraft. The Boeing 747 for Flight 907 suddenly dived and avoided a DC-10.
- On August 20, 2007, China Airlines Flight 120, a Boeing 737-800, had an engine explode shortly after landing at Naha Airport, resulting in a fire that gutted the aircraft. All passengers and crew members were evacuated safely.
- ^ a b AIS Japan
- ^ 那覇空港第２滑走路１５年目標 仲井真知事
- ^ http://www.airchina.us/en/aboutus/airchinanews/2011/20111013.html
- Airport website (Japanese)
- Airports of Okinawa
- Naha Airport Guide from Japan Airlines
- openNav: OKA / ROAH charts
- Current weather for ROAH at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for OKA at Aviation Safety Network
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