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Fukuoka Airport

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Name Fukuoka Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Japan JP.gif
Location Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture
Serving Fukuoka
Elevation 9.144 m
30 ft9.144 m
Coordinates 33° 35' 10.11" N, 130° 27' 4.33" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16/34 2800 m9,186.352 ft
60 m196.85 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation RJFF 171800Z AUTO VRB01KT 9999 NSC 22/20 Q1010 NOSIG
Station Fukuoka Airport
Date/Time 17 September 2019 18:00:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 01 kts
Lowest cloud amount nil significant cloud
Temperature 22°C
Dew point 20°C
Humidity 88%
QNH 1010 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Fukuoka Airport, formerly known as Itazuke Air Base, is an international and domestic airport located 1.6 nm2,963.2 m
2.963 km
9,721.785 ft
east of Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan.


Humid Sub-tropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa)



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of RJFF

  • B763/DH8D, Fukuoka Japan, 2010 (On 10 May 2010, the TWR controller at Fukuoka cleared a Bombardier DHC8-400 to land on runway 16 and then a minute later whilst it was still on approach cleared a Boeing 767-300 to line up and take off on the same runway. Only a query from approaching aircraft which had been cleared to land prompted by hearing a take off clearance being given for the same runway alerted ATC to the simultaneous runway use clearances. As it was too late to stop the departing aircraft at the holding point, its clearance was changed to “line up and wait” and the approaching aircraft was instructed to go around.)