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Minami Torishima Airport



Minamitorishima Air Field
Minami Torishima Airport
Marcus Island Airport
Minami Torishima Airport in view on the island, Minami Torishima
IATA: MUS – ICAO: RJAM
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Serves Minami Torishima
Elevation AMSL 22 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 24°17′23″N 153°58′45″E / 24.28972°N 153.97917°E / 24.28972; 153.97917 (Minamitorishima Air Field)Coordinates: 24°17′23″N 153°58′45″E / 24.28972°N 153.97917°E / 24.28972; 153.97917 (Minamitorishima Air Field)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,250 7,382 Concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan

Minami Torishima Airport (often called Marcus Island Airport) is a one runway airport serving the island of Minami Torishima. The airport used to be a military airstrip and according to the Japanese Aeronautical Information Service it is still operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.




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General Info
Country Japan
ICAO ID RJAM
Time UTC+10
Latitude 24.289697
24° 17' 22.91" N
Longitude 153.979119
153° 58' 44.83" E
Elevation 22 feet
7 meters
Magnetic Variation 000° E (01/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY
Island Group Marcus I


Communications
RDO
30 min PN rqr before ldg.
126.2
255.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 4500 x 145 feet
1372 x 44 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
TACAN MLT MINAMI TORISHIMA 023X - 1.3 NM 145.1
NDB ML MINAMI TORISHIMA - 343 1.1 NM 138.9


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel JP-4, Wide cut turbine fuel MIL Spec T-5624


Remarks
CAUTION 722' twr 1600' E of rwy. Guy wires to within 330' E of rwy. 18' pole with windsock lctd 110' NW of rwy cntrline, aprx 2000' fr apch end of Rwy 23.
FUEL (NC-J4)
MISC Single pt of ctc for U.S. Forces acft PPR is COMNAFORJAPAN, Yokosuka, Japan. AUTODIN msg text to incl type acft, call sign, tail nr, nr of souls on board, pt and time of dep, ETA and ETD Minami-Torishima, next destn, amount and type fuel rqr (If none so state), and purpose of msn. All flt should sked arr/dep dur daylt hr.
RSTD 24 hr PPR fr Comdr Fleet Air Wing Four, JMSDF, Ayase-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, Japan 0467-78-8611 extn 2222.



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