Oshima Airport is an airport in Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan (IATA: OIM, ICAO: RJTO). Izu Oshima (ä¼è±å¤§å³¶) is a volcanic island in the Izu Islands (ä¼è±è«¸å³¶) and administered by the Tokyo (æ±äº¬é½) Metropolitan government, Japan, lies south of Tokyo and east of the Izu Pennisula, Shizuoka prefecture. ... 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. ...
Nevertheless expansion of nationwide highway system and construction of offshore airports continued, but at an enormous cost as urban development was already extremely dense, contributing greatly to a rapidly spiraling national debt.
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) in Ota, Tokyo is the primary field for domestic flights.
Chofu Airport in the city of Chofu handles commuter flights to the Izu islands.
In Japan, airports are grouped into three legal classifications.
For instance, following the ANA flight 61 hijacking in July of 1999, the family of a killed pilot were able to sue the Japanese government for compensation because Haneda was classified as a first class airport.
Many third-class airports are small airstrips serving isolated islands of the archipelago.
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