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Kōnan Airport

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Kōnan Airport


Kōnan Hikōjō
Airport typePublic
OperatorOkayama Prefecture
LocationOkayama, Japan
Elevation AMSL0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates34°35′29″N 133°56′00″E / 34.59139°N 133.93333°E / 34.59139; 133.93333Coordinates: 34°35′29″N 133°56′00″E / 34.59139°N 133.93333°E / 34.59139; 133.93333
Location in Japan
RJBK (Japan)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,200 3,937 Asphalt
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]

Kōnan Airport (岡南飛行場, Kōnan Hikōjō) (ICAO: RJBK) is a public aerodrome located about eight kilometers south of Okayama Station in Minami-ku, Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.


The airport opened on October 13, 1962 as Okayama Airport. It had scheduled service by All Nippon Airways (Tokyo Haneda) and Toa Domestic Airlines (Matsuyama and Miyazaki); however, the runway was too short to accommodate jet service, and the largest aircraft that could reliably use the airport was the NAMC YS-11.

On March 11, 1988, concurrently with the opening of new Okayama Airport, Konan became an airport exclusively for small planes under the present name.[2]

A ten-seat Cessna jet overshot the runway at the airport on June 10, 2015, landing in a nearby lake.[3]

Ground Transportation


No Via Destination Company Note
41 Urayasuguchi・Japan Red Cross Okayama Hospital・Okayama University Hospital・Okayama City Hall Okayama Station Okaden Bus
62 Urayasuguchi・Seikibashi Station・Higashi-chūōchō Station・Daiunji-mae Station・Shin-Saidaijichōsuji Station・Tenmanya Bus Terminal・Yanagawa Station (Okayama)・Nishigawa-ryokudōkōen Station Okayama Station Okaden Bus


  1. ^ AIS Japan Archived 2016-05-17 at the Portuguese Web Archive
  2. ^ Kōnan Airport Administration Office (December 14, 2009). 飛行場の概要 (in Japanese). Retrieved February 26, 2011.
  3. ^ "Plane overshoots runway, goes into lake in Okayama". Japan Today. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  4. ^ [1]

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