History

Year
1944 Construction of runways, 1,500m east to west and 1,700m south to north (100m widths each) is complete. Two squadrons of naval strike force are stationed permanently.
1945 Seized by the U.S. Military and became a supplemental radar base.
1955 Non-regular service between Komatsu and Osaka began
1958 Released from the U.S. military (Total release was in August). Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Komatsu detachment stationed
1961 Inauguration of Japan Air Self-Defense Force Komatsu Base and Hokuriku Air Terminal Building. Komatsu Airport announced as a "Public Facility" based on Article 56-5 of the Civil Aeronautics Act. (Became an official common airport for the Self-Defense Force and Private Airlines)
1962 Regular services between Komatsu and Osaka, and Komatsu and Nagoya began.
1963 Regular service between Komatsu and Tokyo (Haneda) began.
1964 Construction work of runway extension for F-104J airplane was completed. 2,700m long.
1977 Transport formed "The Development Plan of Civil Aviation Area in Komatsu Airport."
1979 Designated as a quarantine airport. Niigata Quarantine Station, Fusegi Toyama Branch, Komatsu Airport Office opened. Regular International flight service (Niigata - Komatsu - Seoul) began.
1981 New Domestic Flight Terminal Building was complete.
1984 New International Flight Terminal Building was complete.
1991 Singapore Airline charter flight service began. (Komatsu - Singapore. The first-time landing of the charter flight of foreign airline.)
1994 Hokuriku International Air Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. was founded. Regular international cargo flight service between Komatsu and Luxembourg by Cargolux Airlines International S.A. began. (Two round-trip flight per week)
Designated as Foreign Access Zone (FAZ)
2004 Regular flight service between Komatsu and Narita began. (CRJ, 50 passengers, 1 round-trip per day)
Regular flight service between Komatsu and Shanghai by China Eastern Airlines began. (A320, 156 passengers, 2 round-trip flights per week)
2005 The service on the temporary runway started for the construction of runway elevation.
Regular flight service between Komatsu and Shanghai was increased to three round-trip flights per week.
2006 Elevation work of the main runway was completed and the service resumed. (The temporary runway is closed.)
2007 Transit shed for domestic cargo flights was completed.
Completion of the apron expansion for functional reinforcement. (6 Large airliner spots).
2008 Regular flight service between Komatsu and Shanghai was increased to four round-trip flights per week.
Regular flight service between Komatsu and Taipei began.
2009 Regular flight service between Komatsu and Shizuoka began.
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