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Tokushima Awaodori Airport Guide

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.

Airport Overview

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

tokushima awaodori airport guideA joint public-military facility, Tokushima Awaodori Airport has a small terminal that handles a few domestic routes. A brand new international terminal services 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.

Sleeping in Tokushima Airport

It seems this airport closes nightly, so have a backup plan if you plan to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Tokushima Airport Guide.

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.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we could not confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Tokushima Awaodori Airport:

  • Business Hotel Pocket – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Tokushima, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain 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.

Related Pages: Tokushima Airport Lounges

Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

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; the Rich Burger Factory is opened the earliest, at 6:15 AM. All restaurants close at 8:20 PM. Vending machines are also available on the 3rd Floor.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Storage lockers are available. Location: 1st Floor, on the right side of the main entrance. Hours and rates are not known.

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.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

A rest area is 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 precautions 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.


Unfortunately, there are no showers available to freshen up. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Tokushima Airport inside the lounge. At the time of this update, we had no information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and 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 specialties. A 7-Eleven (Hours: 6:15 AM – 9:10 AM) may be handy for last-minute snack and drink needs. Most of the other shops operate from 6:15 AM – 8:20 PM.

Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport Information Desk for assistance! Location: 1st floor, centre hall. Hours: unknown.

Medical Services – Automatic defibrillators can be found on the 1st and 3rd Floors.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: 3rd Floor.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted in designated areas on the 3rd floor (both Landside and Airside).

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 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.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available on-site at the rental counter: Budget • J-net Rent-A-Car • Orix • Rentakun • Nissan • Times Car Rental • Toyota Rent & Leasing.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


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: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.