Komatsu Airport (`, Komatsu Kūkō) is a medium sized airport located in Komatsu City, halfway between Kanazawa and Fukui City. It is one of Japan's more important regional airports.

The airport is connected with frequent direct flights to Tokyo's Haneda Airport, as well as to Narita Airport, Sapporo, Sendai, Fukuoka and Naha. Additionally there are regular international flights to some destinations in Korea, China and Taiwan.

Not far from the airport stands the Airport and Aviation Plaza, an aviation museum displaying a variety of decommissioned airplanes, dozens of airplane models and other aviation related exhibits. Entrance to the museum is free of charge.

Getting there and around

From Kanazawa

There are direct airport buses between Komatsu Airport and Kanazawa. The one way trip takes 40 minutes and costs 1150 yen.

From Kaga Onsen

Two to four airport buses operate every hour between the airport and Komatsu Station (15 minutes 280 yen), from where buses or trains can be taken south into the Kaga Onsen area. From Komatsu Station, Kaga Onsen Station can be reached in 15 minutes and for 240 yen one way by train, while buses connect to Awazu Onsen in 20-30 minutes and for 350 yen one way.

How to get to and around Kanazawa
How to get to and around Kaga Onsen

Hours and Fees

Aviation Plaza


9:00 to 17:00


December 29 to January 3


Free (additional fees required for simulator rides)

Hotels around Kanazawa

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