There are mainly 2 ways to use air plane to come to Akita. You can take domestic flights from other major airports in Japan such as Tokyo, Hokkaido, Osaka and Nagoya. 9 flights from Tokyo, 4 from Sapporo, 6 from Osaka, 2 from Nagoya are available everyday. Or, from Guam, Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, or Taipei, you can arrive at Sendai airport, which is the nearest international airport from Akita, and then take a bus or bullet train to Akita station.
<Akita Airport Flight schedule>
1. Departures (To other Airports)
2. Arrivals (From other Airports)
<From Sendai Airport>
Sendai Airport – (Sendai Airport Access Line : 25min) – Sendai Station – (Akita Shinkansen Komachi : 140min) – Akita Station
→ Timetable of Shinkansen (JR East)
Sendai Airport – (Sendai Airport Access Line : 25min) – Sendai Station – (Express Bus : 200min) – Akita Station