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Kadena Air Base Airport Code DNA

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 904-0200

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 26°21'20"N / 127°46'4"E


Weather Observations

Station ID: RODN
Observation Time: 11/05/2021 2:12 pm

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About Kadena Air Base Airport Code

Kadena Air Base code is DNA. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport. Its elevation above sea level is 43.6 meters. 


Higashi, Kadena, Nakagami District, 

Okinawa, Japan. 

Kadena Air Base Zip Code: 904-0200

About Kadena Air Base (DNA)

Blooming like a flower amidst the Ryukyu Islands, Kadena Air Base (DNA) is a base for the USAF’s 18th Wing, the 353rd Special Group, 1st Battalion among others in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. It is the largest US Air Force base in East Asia with more than 20,000 American service members deployed here currently. 

It is one of the busiest facilities in this prefecture with several families of the United States Air Force residing here. Other units that are based at this base are: 

. American Forces Network Detachment 11, AFNEWS, 

. Det 3, Pacaf Air Postal Squation

. Det 3, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine

. 525 EMXS, Support Center Pacific

. Det 3, Wr-Alc Air Force Petroleum Office

Kadena Air Base (DNA) Runways

05R/23L 3,688m asphalt and concrete

05L/23R 3,688m asphalt and concrete

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
05R-23L 12,100 ft 200 ft Concrete Yes
05L-23R 12,100 ft 300 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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