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The central Hokkaido city of Asahikawa is served by Asahikawa Airport, only 12kms to the southeast of the city centre. The airport serves domestic scheduled flights and international charter flights to China and Korea. Car hire in Asahikawa Airport is the most accessible form of transportation available to passengers.
There are two floors at the single terminal building. Floor one contains both the Departures and Arrivals halls, whereas the second floor is the departures security zone. Gift shops, ATMs, public telephones, information desks, restrooms and elevator or escalator services are provided. On-site parking is available, as is car rental in Asahikawa Airport.
The Furano National Highway links the airport to the centre of the city. Car rental in Asahikawa Airport makes it possible to reach various sites of the city without difficulty. Some of the must-see sites in Asahikawa include Asahiyama Zoo, the Romantic Road, Asahibashi Bridge and Arashiyama Pottery Village. Excursions to Sounkyo Gorge and Daisetsuzan National Park are also popular, with the latter offering onsen (hot springs). Winter skiing is available at nearby Kamui Ski Links, Biei and Furano.
The city of Asahikawa is the coldest city on record in Japan. Nevertheless, winter is a busy season here. Visiting in the months of January or February is popular because of the ski resorts located nearby. However, June, July and August temperatures hit an average of about 27°C, offering great weather for outdoor activities like hiking and bike riding.
Even though some sites in the city are within walking distance of each other, others, like the ski fields and the zoo, require car hire in Asahikawa Airport to access. The streets are in great condition, but ice becomes a problem in winter. Compare car hire rates online before reaching the city for great discounts.