Fukuoka Airport

It is considered the 4th most concurred airport in Japan, hosting domestic and international flight services to more than 24 million passengers per year. Its formal name is Itazuke Air Base and was originally built by the Japanese Army Air Force in 1944.

Where is the airport located?

Located in Japan Country, this airport was conveniently placed in the center of several popular cities like Kumamoto, Nagasaki, and Beppu. It is 3km (1.8 miles) east of Hakata-Ku in Fukuoka City.

How many terminals does the Airport have?

There are two terminals at this airport, and each one is used for a specific purpose:

  • Domestic: hosts only national flights to all of Japan, it also has the most affordable airline services as well as restaurant and retail stores. This terminal is also connected to the City through a Subway.
  • International: hosts services to a few international locations like Korea, China, Taiwan, or Singapour. It is connected to the domestic terminal through a shuttle.

What is the distance from the airport to the center of Fukuoka?

Fukuoka Center Zone is only 3km (1.8 miles) from Fukuoka Airport, therefore it is really accessible and easy to get there through different types of transportation.

There is even a Subway that connects one of the terminals (Domestic) to the City Center.

Which airline flies to and from Fukuoka Airport?

There are about 30 different airlines at Fukuoka Airport, and all of them provide an average of 4-6 flight destinations.

Some of the airlines you will find are:

  • Air China
  • Air Nippon Airways
  • China Airlines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • Jetstar Japan
  • Korean Air
  • United Airlines

How to get to Fukuoka Airport?

There are 3 transportation options to get to Fukuoka Airport from the City Center:

  • Taxi: even though it only takes 4 min to get there, the average price is too expensive, which is users rather take other options.
  • Bus: has departures every hour and takes an average of 15 min, but it has an affordable price of $6 to $10 USD).
  • Subway: it is definitely the preferred choice, it departs every 10 min takes only 5 min to get there and the price goes around $2 USD.

How much does a taxi cost to and from Fukuoka?

Taking a taxi is a private and comfortable way of traveling through the city, therefore prices go around $15 USD or more. Passengers and users may find a taxi service at the boarding area of each terminal, you could also buy a pre-paid ticket to prevent any high rates.

What rental companies are available at Fukuoka Airport?

Rental car services at available on the 1st floor of the international terminal. And here you will find several companies that provide top-quality services as well as safety measures, comfort, variety, and flexibility.

Some of the companies you will find are Toyota, Nissan, Nippon, Sky, Idex Auto, and more.

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