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Nagoya Airfield

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Name Nagoya Airfield
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Japan JP.gif
Location Nagoya, Chūbu
Serving Nagoya
Elevation 14.021 m
46 ft
46 ft14.021 m
Coordinates 35° 15' 23.25" N, 136° 55' 23.76" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16/34 2740 m8,989.501 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes

Domestic secondary airport serving Nagoya, Japan. Until the opening of Chubu Centrair International Airport in Tokoname, Nagoya Airfield was the main international airport for Nagoya.


Humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa).



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of RJNA

  • A306, vicinity Nagoya Japan, 1994 (On 26 April 1994, the crew of an Airbus A300-600 lost control of their aircraft on final approach to Nagoya and the aircraft crashed within the airport perimeter. The Investigation found that an inadvertent mode selection error had triggered control difficulties which had been ultimately founded on an apparent lack understanding by both pilots of the full nature of the interaction between the systems controlling thrust and pitch on the aircraft type which were not typical of most other contemporary types. It was also concluded that the Captain's delay in taking control from the First Officer had exacerbated the situation.)