Self-service Wi-Fi rental "WiFiBOX", which allows you to easily rent mobile Wi-Fi routers without contact, will be available from December 14, 2023 (Thursday) in the arrival lobby on the 1st floor of the domestic terminal building at Fukushima Airport, as well as at the smartphone repair Factory Ati Koriyama. We would like to inform you that we will start the service at the store. This is the first service to be installed in Fukushima Prefecture, and the service will begin at the airport and in the city at the same time, making it highly convenient to use within the prefecture.
With the installation in these two locations, the total number of WiFi BOX installation locations will be 56 facilities and 63 locations. Going forward, we will continue to actively install these systems at domestic airports, stations, commercial facilities, etc., with the aim of further improving convenience for our customers.
Fukushima Airport Domestic Terminal Building 1st Floor Arrival Lobby General Information Center
It will be installed on the counter of the general information center located in front of the domestic baggage claim area.
Available pick-up/return times
Fukushima Airport official website
Smartphone repair Factory Ati Koriyama store
1-16-7 Ekimae, Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture
Ati Koriyama 1st floor (about 1 minute walk from the west exit of JR Koriyama Station)
Available pick-up/return times
11:00-19:00 (Closed on Mondays, New Year's holidays December 31st - January 2nd)
Smartphone repair Factory website
Fukushima Airport will have approximately 180,000 passengers in fiscal 2022, which is 186% compared to fiscal 2021 and has recovered to approximately 70% of its pre-coronavirus level. On international flights, we will begin charter flights to Taipei twice a week from January 16th next year, followed by scheduled flights from the end of March. This is the first scheduled international flight at Fukushima Airport in about 13 years, and the number of inbound foreign tourists is expected to increase in the future, as well as for domestic travel. As the number of inbound foreign tourists using flights to Taipei is expected to increase, as well as overseas travelers and business travelers from Japan, we decided to install WiFi BOX to meet the needs of users. Ta.
In addition, Smartphone Repair Factory, a smartphone and tablet repair shop with over 150 stores nationwide, has already begun offering WiFi BOX services at five stores: two in Tokyo and one each in Shizuoka, Osaka, and Fukuoka prefectures. We are meeting the needs of business, tourism, and the shortage of gigabytes in Japan. Smartphone repair Factory Ati Koriyama store is located on the 1st floor of Ati Koriyama, a commercial facility about a 1-minute walk from Koriyama Station, which is also a limousine bus from Fukushima Airport and is a stop on the Tohoku Shinkansen and a transportation hub in Fukushima Prefecture. We have a store. With this installation, in addition to the needs of domestic use, we will be able to meet the demand of overseas travelers who wish to receive the device before departure from Fukushima Airport, as well as the ability to receive and return the device while using the station. , will be installed at the same time as Fukushima Airport and the service will begin.
*Source Fukushima Prefecture Fukushima Airport data https://www.pref.fukushima.lg.jp/uploaded/attachment/571953.pdf
Fukushima Minpo https://www.minpo.jp/news/moredetail/20230906110165