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Flights to Akita

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Akita sits on Japan's northwest coast in the Tohoku region. Known for its natural beauty, it offers mountains, a coastline along the Sea of Japan, and access to natural hot springs. The area is famous for its Akita Komachi rice, making it a great place for fresh seafood dishes and sake. Winter brings heavy snowfall, transforming the landscape and hosting the Yokote Snow Festival with its massive kamakura (snow huts). If you're into your history, you might also enjoy visiting Kakunodate, a well-preserved samurai district showcasing traditional architecture in Akita.

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Airports near Akita

Planning a trip to Akita? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Akita.

Akita Airport

This is the closest airport to Akita city, located approximately 20 kilometres northeast of the city centre. It is a commercial passenger airport with domestic flights to major cities in Japan.


Sendai Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Akita, Sendai Airport is a good alternative. It is located around 150 kilometres south of Akita and offers both domestic and international flights. From Sendai, you can take a connecting flight or use other transportation options to reach Akita.


Hanamaki Airport

Hanamaki Airport is another option for travellers heading to Akita. It is situated approximately 130 kilometres southwest of Akita and offers domestic flights to various destinations in Japan. From Hanamaki, you can take a connecting flight or use ground transportation to reach Akita.


Aomori Airport

Aomori Airport is located around 150 kilometres northwest of Akita. It is a commercial passenger airport with domestic flights to major cities in Japan. If you cannot find a direct flight to Akita, you can consider flying to Aomori and then taking a connecting flight or using other transportation options to reach Akita.

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Things to do in Akita

With a wealth of sights to see in Akita, here are our top 3:

Explore the Serene Beauty of Lake Tazawa

Akita is home to Lake Tazawa, the deepest lake in Japan. Surrounded by picturesque mountains and lush greenery, this tranquil oasis offers breathtaking views and a peaceful atmosphere. Take a leisurely stroll along the lake's shores, rent a boat to explore its crystal-clear waters, or simply relax and enjoy the serenity of this natural wonder.

Immerse Yourself in Traditional Japanese Culture at Kakunodate

Discover Kakunodate, the "Little Kyoto of Tohoku." Immerse yourself in Japan's cultural heritage as you explore well-preserved samurai residences, elegant Bukeyashiki district, and charming streets with traditional wooden houses. Witness mesmerising cherry blossoms in spring and vibrant autumn foliage in the samurai district.

Experience the Thrill of the Namahage Festival

Akita's Namahage Festival is a thrilling New Year's Eve tradition. Men dressed as ogre-like creatures roam the streets, warding off evil spirits and bringing good fortune. This ancient folklore celebration includes music and parades, making it a must-see cultural experience.

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