Tokachi–Obihiro Airport

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Obihiro Airport

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Airport typePublic
Owner Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Operator Hokkaido Airports  [ ja ]
Serves Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
Elevation  AMSL 490 ft / 149 m
Coordinates 42°44′00″N143°13′02″E / 42.73333°N 143.21722°E / 42.73333; 143.21722
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RJCB (Japan)
Direction LengthSurface
17/352,5008,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Cargo (metric tonnes)2,344
Aircraft movement13,273

Obihiro Airport (帯広空港, Obihiro Kūkō)( IATA : OBO, ICAO : RJCB), nicknamed Tokachi-Obihiro Airport (とかち帯広空港, Tokachi-Obihiro Kūkō), is an airport located 13.5  NM (25.0 km; 15.5 mi) south of Obihiro Station in Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan. [2]


Airlines and destinations

Air Do Tokyo–Haneda
Japan Airlines Tokyo–Haneda
Seasonal: Nagoya–Centrair

Accidents and incidents

On May 29, 1965, a Convair 240 JA5088 landed at Obihiro Airport with the right side main landing gear retracted after it failed to lock down; no casualties.


The airport opened in March, 1981, initially with a 2,000 m (6,562 ft) runway, taking over the role of the former Obihiro Airport, now Tokachi Airfield. The runway was extended to 2,500 m (8,202 ft) in November, 1985. [3]


Annual passenger traffic at OBO airport. See Wikidata query.

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  1. "Obihiro Airport" (PDF). Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. AIS Japan Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau: Obihiro Airport history Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 7 August 2009 (in Japanese)