Ibaraki (IBR) Airport

Ibaraki IBR Airport Overview

Ibaraki Airport IBR, the former Hyakuri Airfield, is a new airport opened in March 2010, intended to serve as low-cost alternative to Tokyo's Narita & Haneda airports, serving the northeast fringes of Tokyo, which include over 2 million residents, and thereby bypassing Tokyo air traffic on certain flights. The Airport is flexible in accommodating domestic & international, charter & business jet services.

Ibaraki Airport is located in Omitama city, Ibaraki Prefecture, 80 km northeast of Tokyo, and is accessible via the Joban Expressway. It takes about 90 minutes to get by direct bus to Tokyo Station, or the Akihabara station, or the Tokyo Disney resort.

With two runways and an estimated passenger count of 300,000 passengers a year. While most flights are within Japan, air routes to Changhai Pudong and Seoul Incheon are also available.

The two-level passenger terminal at Ibari Airport - designed to have one combined arrival & departure lobby, houses the following amenities and services: The Ground level houses Customs, Immigration, VIP room, domestic arrivals, domestic & international departure halls, & check-in counters. The upper level houses a food court, shops, VIP room, airline offices & an observation deck.
After security check you pass Customs & Immigration and arrive in the International Boarding Lobby, and on to your gate.

Parking at Ibaraki Airport is free with the parking lot being rights across from the terminal.
From Ibaraki Airport to your destination:, you can board a bus to various train stations in Ibaraki Prefecture, wich in turn connect to Tokyo station: (a) the Ishioka Station on the JR Joban Line is the closest one, and from there you can get to Tokyo station within 100 minutes.  (b) Buses also connect to Mito Station (Ibraki) to the north, as well as to Narita Airport via Kashima Rinkai Railway from Mito.
The Airport Limousine Bus to Tokyo Station takes 85 minutes; to get to Tsukuba Station the bus takes 45 minutes; TX Railway takes 45 minutes to the Akihabara station.

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