Hachijojima Airport is an airport in Hachijojima, Tokyo, Japan (IATA: HAC, ICAO: RJTH). Hachijojima (å «ä¸å³¶; Hachijo Island) is a Japanese island in the Pacific Ocean, 300km south of Tokyo. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier , is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ...
In Japan, airports are grouped into three legal classifications.
Following the ANA flight 61 hijacking (July 1999), the family of a killed pilot sued the governments to compensate their loss, for the reason that Haneda Airport is classified as a first class airport.
Many third-class airports are small airstrips serving isolated islands of the archipelago.
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