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Flights to Sapporo
Sapporo serves as the main transport hub of Hokkaido. Understandably, it needs more than just one air travel facility to deal with all the tourist and traveler influx. The city's air transportation needs are served by two airports: Okadama Airport (IATA: OKD, ICAO: RJCO) and New Chitose Airport (IATA: CTS, ICAO: RJCC).
Okadama Airport is intended for regional flights within Hokkaido. Located some 7.4 kilometers from the Sapporo city center, It provides scheduled airline services that are limited to flights within Hokkaido. This airport is also utilized by the Japan Self-Defense Forces and some corporate and general aviation operators. New Chitose Airport, on the other hand, is the largest airport in Hokkaido and is one of the busiest in Japan.
Sapporo: The Snow City
The city of Sapporo features a variety of attractions but it is arguably most famous for its snow. The Sapporo Snow Festival is the city's largest event. It features an ice sculpture competition participated by artists from different parts of the world. Sapporo is also the location of Mt. Teine, a ski mountain with slopes for beginner and experienced skiers. Skiing is one of the main reasons tourists flock to Sapporo. There are many ski resorts in the area that are easily accessible by bus.
Sapporo is also known for Ishiya Chocolate Factory, the maker of the "White Lovers" brand of white chocolates. The city also features the popular Odori Park at the town center, the historical Hokkaido Pioneer Village, and various parks such as Asahiyama Park and Odori Park. Additionally, the city attracts tourists with the large Hokkaido University Botanic Garden, the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, and the Former Hokkaido Prefectural Government Building.
Sapporo Beer Museum
Also worth noting is the Sapporo Beer Museum run by the famous Sapporo Brewing Company. The museum offers guided tours that showcase the history of beer in Japan and the process of producing beer. The museum is not that big but it is easily one of the notable attractions in the area, particularly suited to skiers who are also heavy beer drinkers.
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