Sapporo New Chitose Airport CTS (Shin-Chitose Kuko or Shinchitose Airport) serves the greater metropolitan area of Sapporo, Japan (Sapporo is 50 km northeast of the Airport).
CTS Airport is 5 km southeast of Chitose and Tomakomai, on Hokkaido Island, northern Japan, and can be accessed by road 236, which connects to the Hokkaido Expressway, and by train (the Chitose line of the Hokkaido Railway).
With 2 long runways and around 20 million passengers a year, New Chitose Airport is served by many domestic and international airlines, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. International flights transport mainly tourists from East Asia & Australia (for sightseeing and skiing).
NOTE: Due to the closeness to residential areas, international flights are restricted to fly Tuesdays & Wednesdays noon to 4pm and from 5 pm on Friday through 11:59pm on Sunday.
The on-Airport 'Hotel Com' (tel. 0123 26-3131) with 188 rooms inside the Domestic Terminal, is accessible via front desk on level 3F, and houses restaurant Iris and lounge bar Rob Roy; as well as a large conference room.
New Chitose Airport has one passenger terminal - divided into Domestic & International areas.