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Hiroshima Airport

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Name Hiroshima Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Japan JP.gif
Location Mihara, Hiroshima, Chūgoku
Serving Hiroshima
Elevation 331.013 m
1,086 ft
1,086 ft331.013 m
Coordinates 34° 26' 23.16" N, 132° 55' 8.53" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
10/28 3000 m9,842.52 ft
61 m200.131 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation RJOA 161300Z 08003KT CAVOK 14/M01 Q1018
Station Hiroshima Airport
Date/Time 16 April 2019 13:00:00
Wind direction 80°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 14°C
Dew point
Humidity 35%
QNH 1018 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Airport in the city of Mihara, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Located 50 km26.998 nm
50,000 m
164,041.995 ft
east of Hiroshima, it is the largest airport in the Chūgoku region.


Humid Sub-tropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa)



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of RJOA

  • A320, Hiroshima Japan, 2015 (On 14 April 2015, a night RNAV(GNSS) approach to Hiroshima by an Airbus A320 was continued below minima without the prescribed visual reference and subsequently touched down 325 metres before the runway after failing to transition to a go around initiated from a very low height. The aircraft hit a permitted ground installation, then slid onto the runway before veering off it and stopping. The aircraft sustained extensive damage and an emergency evacuation followed with 28 of the 81 occupants sustaining minor injuries. The Investigation noted the unchallenged gross violation of minima by the Captain.)