Okayama

Okayama Airport (岡山空港, Okayama Kūkō) (IATA: OKJ, ICAO: RJOB) is an airport in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is located 18 km (11 mi) northwest of central Okayama City and 11.5 km (7.1 mi) northwest or 30 minutes by bus from Okayama Station. It is about 10 minutes from the Okayama interchange, Sanyo Expressway.

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Okayama

Okayama (岡山市, Okayama-shi) is the capital city of Okayama Prefecture in the Chūgoku region of Japan. The city was founded on June 1, 1889. As of August 2010, the city has an estimated population of 705,224 and a population density of 893 persons per km². The total area is 789.88 square kilometres (304.97 square miles). The city is the site of Kōraku-en, known as one of the top three traditional gardens in Japan, and the black Okayama Castle, which is ranked among the best 100 Japanese castles. The city is famous as the setting of the Japanese fable "Momotarō".

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