Hanamaki Airport

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The Hanamaki Airport (Japanese花 巻 空港, Hanamaki Kuko ) is a regional airport in the Japanese city of Hanamaki. It is located about 6 kilometers north-east of the city center in Iwate Prefecture. The Hanamaki Airport applies after the Japanese legislation as a third class airport. In addition to national scheduled flights to Nagoya, Osaka and Sapporo, Japan Airlines, there are irregular charter flights to Taiwan.

Airfield characteristics

The airport has several navigation aids. The omnidirectional radio range (VOR) transmits on frequency: 112.8 MHz with code HPE. A distance measuring equipment (DME ) is available. The local magnetic declination is 8 ° West. (As of 2006)

According to ASN, an accident in the vicinity of the airport is known.

  • On April 18, 1993 accident, a McDonnell Douglas DC -9- 41, coming from Nagoya Airport, on the runway. In this case, no occupants were killed, but the aircraft was destroyed beyond repair. As a possible cause of the accident a landing by the inexperienced co-pilot is called.