This is a list of airports in Japan, grouped by classification and sorted by location.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Japan lies to the east of China, North Korea, South Korea, Russia, and the Sea of Japan, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands, accounting for 97% of the land area, are Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū and Shikoku. The capital of Japan is Tokyo. As of February 2012, Japan had 98 total airports, with 28 operated by the central government, and 67 by local governments.
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