【Review】Kagoshima Airport at Kagoshima, Japan

【Review】Kagoshima Airport at Kagoshima, Japan Japan
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Kagoshima Airport is a domestic and international airport located in Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. It is the second busiest airport in Kyushu region, after Fukuoka Airport, and serves as a gateway to southern Kyushu and the Kagoshima area.

Flying from and to Kagoshima

Kagoshima airport is an international airport serving the Kyushu region of Japan. Kagoshima Airport has non-stop passenger flights scheduled to 19 destinations in 2 countries.

Currently, there are 17 domestic flights departing from Kagoshima. There are top five flights are operated by one of the following airlines.

ANA11 destinations
Japan Airlines11 destinations
Skymark Airlines4 destinations
Solaseed Air3 destinations
Ibex Airlines2 destinations
* The information in this list is the information at the time of writing.

Bus between Airport and Kagoshima Chuo Station

The airport is 40km away from Kagoshima city center, and there is no train service, so visitors will need to take a bus from/to the airport. Cabs are also available, but they cost more than ¥10,000, so if you are within the bus service hours, the bus is probably cheaper and more convenient.

ScheduleAirport to City Center
8:30 – 21:30 (Almost every 15mins)
City Center to Airport
5:30 – 19:00 (Almost every 15mins)
FareAdult : ¥1,400
Child : ¥700
Time 40-55mins


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Kagoshima airport is a medium sized airport but it looks huge from the outside.

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There is a foot hot spring in front of the airport for the people to relax.

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The foot spa is free so just enjoy your time for foot relaxation!

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The Saigo Takamori statue was the last samurai during the late Edo and early Meiji periods who strived for modernization of Japan.

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The food court is available in this airport and it has various food choices.

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Many restaurants are available in this airport.

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Kagoshima Airport Observation Deck

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There is an airport museum in Kagoshima airport and it called as Sora Stage.

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There are different collections of the aircraft in the museum and let people to know more about the information of aircraft.

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Aircraft Seats Display

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There are different airplanes background and history display on the board.

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Departure Gates of Kagoshima Airport

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The trunk of a Yakusugi cedar tree, a tree more than 1,000 years old, is found on the airside of domestic terminal.

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Hours6.40 – 21.40
*(Terminal closure times may vary depending on the aircraft’s flight status.)
HotelYes(Kagoshima Airport Hotel)
LoungeNanohana Sky Lounge, ANA Lounge, JAL Lounge
Charging stationYES
Luggage Storage or LockerStorage(Suspended), Locker(¥300-¥500/day)
SIM cardsYES