We are pleased to announce the installation of a new self-service Wi-Fi rental "WiFiBOX" at the Iwate Hanamaki Airport 1st floor General Information Center, where you can easily rent a mobile Wi-Fi router using a contactless device, starting on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
This is the second WiFiBOX to be installed at an airport in the Tohoku area, following Shonai Airport, bringing the total number of WiFiBOX locations to 36 facilities and 42 locations. We will continue to actively install WiFi boxes at airports, train stations, commercial facilities, and other locations in Japan to further improve convenience for our customers.
Outline of Installation
Iwate Hanamaki Airport 1st Floor Information Desk
The information desk will be located in the center of the first floor, to the right of the counter.
Available hours for pick-up and return
7:15 - 19:30
Iwate Hanamaki Airport Official Website
Iwate Hanamaki Airport has recovered to about 80% of its pre-Corona disaster level, with approximately 380,000 passengers in FY2022, or 184.7% of the FY2021 level. In addition, in January 2023, Morioka was listed as the second best place to visit in the "52 Places to Visit in 2023" by the New York Times, and the number of foreign visitors to Japan is increasing rapidly.
Also, Iwate Hanamaki Airport is located in a convenient location for sightseeing and return trips to Morioka City and Chuson-ji Temple, a World Heritage Site, which is only about 50 minutes away by car. In addition to the needs of domestic travelers who travel to Japan via New Chitose and Fukuoka, as well as the needs of overseas travelers from Japan, the number of inbound foreign travelers using flights to Taipei is expected to increase. Therefore, we have decided to install WiFi boxes in order to meet the needs of a greater number of users.
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Airport Management Status https://www.mlit.go.jp/koku/15_bf_000185.html
Iwate Prefecture https://www.pref.iwate.jp/sangyoukoyou/kankou/1059946/1061603.html
TBS NEWS DIG https://newsdig.tbs.co.jp/articles/-/440282?display=1