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Memanbetsu
Airport

Memanbetsu Airport is the air gateway to the Okhotsk region. It is located 20 km southwest of Abashiri City and 30 km northeast of Kitami City. There are 12 regular flight services per day. It is relatively close to world natural heritage sites such as Shiretoko, Lake Akan, Lake Kussharo and Lake Mashu, and is conveniently located as a base city for sightseeing in east Hokkaido.

Access to sightseeing spots from Memanbetsu Airpor Bus・JR・Car

女満別空港

access from memanbetsu airportAccess to sightseeing spots from Memanbetsu Airport

  • Memanbetsu Airport - Abashiri Station/the urban area of Abashiri City

    Memanbetsu Airport - Abashiri Station/the urban area of Abashiri City

    Abashiri Station is the base station for two lines: the Sekihoku Line for Kitami/Asahikawa/Sapporo area, and the Senmo Line for Shari/Kushiro area. In winter (every February), the tourist train "Ryuhyo Monogatari-Go" runs along the drift ice of Okhotsk.

    • BusBus

      Buses bound for Abashiri Station/the urban area of Abashiri City are operated in accordance with flights. About 35 minutes.

    • CarCar

      About 20 km, 25 minutes

  • Memanbetsu Airport - Kitami Station/the urban area of Kitami City

    Memanbetsu Airport - Kitami Station/the urban area of Kitami City

    Trains run from Kitami Station to Asahikawa/Sapporo area and Abashiri area. From the bus terminal in front of the station, buses for Onneyu Onsen, Rikubetsu and Memanbetsu Airport area arrive and depart.

    • BusBus

      Buses bound for Kitami Station/the urban area of Kitami City are operated in accordance with flights. About 35 minutes.

    • CarCar

      About 60 km, 70 minutes

  • Memanbetsu Airport - Lake Akan

    Memanbetsu Airport - Lake Akan

    Lake Akan, where the natural monument "MARIMO" silently resides, is lined with many hot spring inns and hotels. In summer, sightseeing boats and canoes are popular and pond smelt fishing on frozen lakes are also popular in winter. Also, "KAMUY LUMINA" (open form spring to autumn), which opened last year, is attracting attention.

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    • BusBus

      From Memanbetsu Airport, take an airport limousine (Hokkaido Kitami Bus) to Kitami Station. About 35 minutes.

    • CarCar

      About 67 km, 75 minutes

  • Abashiri Station - Kawayu Onsen

    Abashiri Station - Kawayu Onsen

    A hot spring resort with a 'Declaration of 100% free-flowing hot spring' where a hot spring river flows through the hot spring resort area. There is also Mt. Iozan which is famous as the source of Kawayu hot spring, and you can enjoy the powerful sound and volcanic smoke as volcanic activity is still continuing.

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  • Abashiri Station - Shiretoko Utoro

    Abashiri Station - Shiretoko Utoro

    Shiretoko is registered as a World Natural Heritage Site. It is said to be the last unexplored region in Japan, and you could sometimes see animals that have been designated as natural monuments. The Utoro area is the center of Shiretoko and has many hot spring hotels and guesthouses.

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    • BusBus JRJR

      Towards JR Shari Station (Approx. 1 hour) from Abashiri Bus Terminal + Shari Bus Terminal to Shiretoko Utoro (Approx. 1 hour)

    • CarCar

      About 78 km, 90 minutes

  • Memanbetsu Airport - Notoro Misaki

    Memanbetsu Airport - Notoro Misaki

    A cape that sticks out into the Sea of Okhotsk,
    north of central Abashiri. A superb view spot of drift ice.

    CarCar
    About 36 km, 40 minutes
  • 女満別空港~常呂・サロマ湖

    Memanbetsu Airport - Tokoro/Saroma Lake

    The largest lake in Hokkaido
    and Japan's largest brackish water lake. "Lake Saroma"

    CarCar
    About 59 km, 60 minutes
  • Memanbetsu Airport  - Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park

    Memanbetsu Airport
    - Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park

    With the coming of spring, the ground pink moss phlox that
    spreads all over is a superb view.

    CarCar
    About 10 km, 15 minutes
  • Memanbetsu Airport - Bihoro Pass

    Memanbetsu Airport - Bihoro Pass

    From the Misaki Pass Observation Deck,
    you can see as far as Lake Kussharo and Mt. Iozan.

    CarCar
    About 33 km, 35 minutes