All flights to and from Ibaraki Airport has been suspended from February 1, 2021 (Monday).
Skymark, the only aviation at Ibaraki Airport, has decided to suspend all 12 domestic flights to and from the airport due to sluggish demand by the spread of COVID-19.
The canceled flights are 4 each connecting Ibaraki Airport to New Chitose Airport and Kobe Airport, and 2 each connecting Ibaraki Airport to Fukuoka Airport and Naha Airport. The flights except for one finished their scheduled flights on January 31 (Sunday), and only the remaining flight no.183 from Ibaraki Airport at 8:35 to Kobe Airport was operated on February 1 (Monday).
According to Skymark, the suspension will continue until February 14 (Sunday). The terminal building at Ibaraki Airport is closed during this period, and only Skymark’s window for refund procedures will be open (business hours are from 10:00 to 17:00).
The international flights at Ibaraki Airport has not been operated last in March 2020 due to travel restrictions by COVID-19. It has been announced that Shanghai and Xian routes by Spring Airline will be suspended until February 28, 2021 (Sunday), and Taipei route by Tigerair Taiwan will be suspended until April 30 (Friday).
At Ibaraki Airport, all flights was suspended for 41 days from May 2 to June 11, 2020, and this will be the second closure due to the effects of COVID-19.