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Yonago Kitaro Airport

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The Yonago Kitaro Airport is the center of access to the San'in area and is located nearby many tourist spots, such as Mt. Daisen, the tallest peak in the Chugoku area, Kaike Onsen, known for having the most volume of hot spring water in San'in, and also the Mizuki Shigeru Road in Sakaiminato, where you can encounter supernatural monsters called "yokai." In 2010, to make use of the nationwide recognition of Mizuki Shigeru's (one of Japan's premiere manga artists and native of Sakaiminato City) popular "GeGeGe no Kitaro" manga, the airport was given the nickname "Yonago Kitaro Airport". Including the main character, Kitaro, many yokai-related objects and even panes of stained glass were installed. The airport is a fully equipped "station of the skies," where visitors can explore the world of yokai, while browsing the shops with a lineup of local specialties and grabbing a bite to eat in the restaurant with a view of the runway.

Street address

1634 Sainokamicho, Sakaiminato City, Tottori

Access

Route1

  • About 1 hour and 20 min. from Haneda Airport (7 flights a day)

Route2

  • About 1 hour and 30 min. from Seoul and Incheon Airports (3 flights a week (Sun., Tue., Fri.)

Opening Hours

6:00-22:00

Closed

Open everyday

Fee

Website

http://www.yonago-air.com/eng/

Best season

All year

Point

From Yonago Kitaro Airport, in addition to buses to JR Yonago Station, Tottori Station, and Kurayoshi Station, there is also a Sakaiminato municipal loop bus in operation.
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