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New Chitose Airport

New Chitose Airport (新千歳空港 Shin-Chitose Kuko) is an airport in Chitose, Japan near Sapporo. It has the IATA Airport Code CTS.

On July 24, 1999, All Nippon Airways Flight 61, which was flying from Tokyo International Airport in Tokyo, Japan to Chitose, was hijacked shortly after takeoff. The hijacker killed the pilot before he was subdued. The Boeing 747 landed safely.

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Chitose has direct service to most major airports in Japan, as well as flights to Guam, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenyang, Taipei, and Yujino-Sakhalinsk.

The Chitose-Tokyo route is the world's busiest air route, handling over 40 round-trip widebody flights a day.

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