Flight Operations to Okinawa, Japan

Flight Operations to Okinawa

Flight Operations to Okinawa, Japan: Planning a flight to Okinawa? Perhaps you’re attending Routes Asia this March 19-21? Here is the crucial operational information you need to plan a successful mission to the Japanese island. 

Operational Information for Flight Operations to Okinawa:  
  • Commercial (scheduled or non-scheduled) flight require landing permits at all airports
  • Private flights do not require landing permits
  • Overflight permits are not required if operating within standard operational conditions
  • An aircraft operating beyond standard Ops conditions may require special OVF clearance
Kadena Air Base
  • ICAO: RODN
  • IATA: DNA
  • City: Okinawa, Ryukyu Island, Okinawa, Japan
  • Nature: Military, Civil (Customs port of entry, AOE)
  • Elevation: 143 ft. (44 m)
  • Variation: 5.21°W (WMM2015 magnetic declination)
  • No. of RWY: 2 (longest 12,100 x 300ft, Paved)
  • Time Zone: UTC +9
Naha Airport
  • ICAO: ROAH
  • IATA: OKA
  • City: Okinawa, Ryukyu Island, Okinawa, Japan
  • Nature: Military, Civil (Customs port of entry, AOE)
  • Elevation: 12 ft. (4 m)
  • Variation: 5.16°W (WMM2015 magnetic declination)
  • No. of RWY: 1 (9,840 x 150ft, Paved)
  • Time Zone: UTC +9
New Ishigaki Airport (Formerly Painushima Ishigaki Airport)
  • ICAO: ROIG
  • IATA: ISG
  • City: Ishigaki, Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan
  • Nature: Public, Civil (Customs port of entry, AOE)
  • Elevation: 102 ft. (31 m)
  • Variation: 4.51°W (WMM2015 magnetic declination)    
  • No. of RWY: 1 (6,562 x 148ft, Paved)
  • Time Zone: UTC +9
MCAS Futenma
  • ICAO: ROTM
  • IATA: N/A
  • APT Name: Futenma, Okinawa, Japan
  • Nature: Military, Intl. (Customs port of entry, AOE)
  • Elevation: 247 ft. (75 m)
  • No. of RWY: 1 (9,000 x 150ft, Paved)
  • Time Zone: UTC +9

For more information on operations to Japan, contact dxb@uas.aero