Runway encroachment issues are causing bird control headaches at Wakkanai Airport in Northern Hokkaido. Encroachment has greatly increased since 2019, and at the peak from summer to autumn, several...
Tourism promotion centered around Wakkanai Airport, Monitor tour by Hokkaido Airports and Otaru University of CommerceApril 14, 2021
Monitor tours exploring the potential for Northern Hokkaido tourism promotion using Northern Hokkaido's Wakkanai Airport started on March 23.
March 13, 2021
Hokkaido Airports Co., Ltd. (HAP, Chitose) began operation of runways and the like at 5 airports in Hokkaido – at Hakodate, Kushiro, Obihiro, Memanbetsu and Wakkanai – on March 1, as transfer integration of operations of airport buildings and the airports themselves was completed at all 7 Hokkaido airports subject to privatization.
Oct. 2, 2020
The first charter flight this season by Fuji Dream Airlines arrived at Wakkanai Airport on September 12.