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Tokachi Airfield
十勝飛行場
IATA: none – ICAO: RJCT
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator JGSDF
Location Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan
Built 1937
Elevation AMSL 281 ft / 86 m
Coordinates 42°53′25″N 143°09′30″E / 42.89028°N 143.15833°E / 42.89028; 143.15833 (Tokachi Airport)Coordinates: 42°53′25″N 143°09′30″E / 42.89028°N 143.15833°E / 42.89028; 143.15833 (Tokachi Airport)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,500 4,921 Asphalt concrete
Source: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan

Tokachi Airfield (十勝飛行場 Tokachi Hikōjō, formerly Obihiro Airport) (ICAO: RJCT) is an airfield located in Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan, operated by the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). The airfield is situated close to JGSDF Camp Obihiro.

History

The airfield first opened in 1937 as an airfield for the Imperial Japanese Navy. In 1956, operation was taken over by the JGSDF. In December 1964, the airfield became Obihiro Airport with a 1,000 m runway. In December 1972, the runway was extended to a length of 1,500 m. In February 1981, civil use of the airport ceased ahead of the opening of Tokachi-Obihiro Airport in March 1981.



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General Info
Country Japan
ICAO ID RJCT
Time UTC+9
Latitude 42.890544
42° 53' 25.96" N
Longitude 143.158475
143° 09' 30.51" E
Elevation 281 feet
86 meters
Type Military
Magnetic Variation 008° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY
Island Group Hokkaido I
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR 126.2
140.5
139.8
138.05


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
13/31 4920 x 150 feet
1500 x 46 meters
ASPHALT - NO
13L/31R 1308 x 75 feet
399 x 23 meters
GRADED OR ROLLED EARTH, GRASS ON GRADED EARTH. - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB OH TOKACHI - 239 At Field -


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


Remarks
FUEL J4
OPR HOURS Opr 2300-0800Z Mon-Fri, 2300-0300Z Sat, OT 1 hr PN.



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