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Kobe Airport

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Kobe Airport

Kobe Airport (神戸空港, Kōbe Kūkō) (IATA: UKB, ICAO: RJBE) is an airport in Kobe, Japan. Most flights are in Japan, but it also has been an international airport for charter flights.

The airport is on an artificial island close to the coast of Kobe.[1] It is 8 km (5.0 mi) south of Sannomiya Station, a main train station in the city.[2]

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The city government of Kobe proposed an airport in the harbor next to Port Island. Early planning was published in 1982.[3]

The airport opened on February 16, 2006.[1] The first international aircraft flight was September 2006.[3] It is a 3rd class airport.[2]

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Aerial view of Kobe
  1. 1.0 1.1 Japan-guide, Kobe Airport; retrieved 2012-1-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Promoting Kobe Airport; retrieved 2012-1-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 City of Kobe, Kobe Airport timeline, 2008 (in Japanese); retrieved 2012-1-21. Archived 2014-01-04 at the Wayback Machine

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