Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tokushima Awaodori Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Tokushima Awaodori Airport.
What to Expect
A joint public-military facility, Tokushima Awaodori Airport has a small terminal that handles a few domestic routes. A brand new international terminals service seasonal and charter flights from China. Amenities include a few eateries and shops, a designated rest zone, and free WiFi. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.
Where to To Sleep
It seems this airport closes nightly, so have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in Tokushima Awaodori Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- World Inn Tokushima – (1 mile from the airport) No airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
- Hotel Solae – (1.6 miles from the airport) No airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
- Business Hotel Naruto – (3 miles from the airport) No airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Tokushima Awaodori Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships
Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!
- Airport Lounge Vortis – Location: Passenger Terminal, Airside, 3rd Floor, right of security. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door.
Airport WiFi / Internet
WiFi is available at Tokushima Airport inside the lounge. At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: 1st Floor, on the right side of the main entrance.
Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper-changing. Locations: 1st Floor, on the right side of the main entrance • 3rd Floor, left side near the shops.
Currency Exchange – Not available.
Duty Free & Shopping – It is not known if Duty Free shopping is available. You will find a variety of shops selling local specialities. A 7-Eleven (Hours: 6:15AM – 9:10AM) may come in handy for last minute snack and drink needs. Most of the other shops operate from 6:15AM – 8:20PM.
Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24 hour concessions. You will find four restaurants on the 3rd Floor. Hours vary with the Rich Burger Factory being opened the earliest at 6:15AM. All restaurants close at 8:20PM. Vending machines are also available on the 3rd Floor.
Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport Information Desk for assistance! Location: 1st floor, centre hall. Hours: unknown.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Storage lockers are available. Location: 1st Floor, on the right side of the main entrance. Hours and rates are not known.
Medical Services – Automatic defibrillators can be found on the 1st and 3rd Floors.
Mobile Charging – Available. 1st Floor, on the left side of the main entrance. Rapid chargers can also be found on the 1st and 3rd Floors. Rates: 200 yen/30 mins.
Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: 3rd Floor.
Rest Zones – There is a rest area available on the 1st Floor in the baggage claim area. At the time of this update, no further details are known. If you have information, click here to update this airport guide.
Take precaution even when sleeping in the rest zones. In December 2019, a traveller at another airport reported that money and credit cards had been stolen from their bag even though the bag was right beside them. Protect and lock your bags as you would sleeping elsewhere in public.
Showers – Not available.
Smoking – Smoking is permitted in designated areas on the 3rd floor (both Landside and Airside).
While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.
Tokushima Awaodori airport is served by the following airlines: ANA • Japan Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
The airport is connected via bus to the city including Tokushima Station for onward travel destinations. The journey to the Tokushima is 40 minutes* and costs 440 yen. For more information, visit the Tokushima Awaodori Airport website.
*At the time of this update, the airport is warning of significant delays due to the conditions of the roads.
The following car rental agencies are available onsite at the rental counter: Budget • J-net Rent-A-Car • Orix • Rentakun • Nissan • Times Car Rental • Toyota Rent & Leasing.
Taxis are readily available at the airport. As of this update, sample approximate fares are: Matsusige (High Speed Bus Terminal) for 1,400 yen (8 mins) • Tokushima Station for 3,800 yen (25 mins) • Naruto Station for 2,300 yen (20 mins) • Naruto Park for 4,600 yen (30 mins).
Last updated: 2019-11-22
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.