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Matsuyama Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  13 ft / 4 m
Code  MYJ
Phone  +81 89-972-5600
Serves  Matsuyama
14/32  2,500
Elevation  4 m
Matsuyama Airport
Operator  Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Website  www.matsuyama-airport.co.jp
Address  Japan, 〒791-8042 Ehime Prefecture, Matsuyama, Minamiyoshidamachi, 2731番地
Similar  Matsuya, Matsuya Station, Matsuyama Station, スカイショップ1階県産品売場, Matsuyama tourist port terminal

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Matsuyama Airport (松山空港, Matsuyama kūkō) (IATA: MYJ, ICAO: RJOM) is an airport located 3 NM (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) west southwest of Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan.

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History

The airport opened as an Imperial Japanese Navy (Nihon kaigun) airfield in 1941.At the end of the war IT was the base of the 353th fighter squadron which défend Japan against saipan B-29 's raids and became a state-administre civil airport in 1958. It was the first airport in Shikoku to see jet service following a runway extension project in 1972.

An office park named "Biz Port" opened near the airport in 2003 to attract technology businesses, but is scheduled to close on 1 April 2015.

In 2013, the government of Ehime Prefecture and local business organizations announced that they would begin subsidizing the airport's international routes to Shanghai and Seoul, which had seen load factors of less than 50% in June 2013.

Accidents and incidents

  • On October 26, 2013, a small propeller aircraft inbound from Kikai Airport crash-landed on the runway at around 6:30 p.m., forcing a temporary closure of the airport.
  • Airlines and destinations

    Link Airs, a Fukuoka-based regional airline startup, plans to begin service to the airport in 2014.

    References

    Matsuyama Airport Wikipedia


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