Kagoshima Airport is located in Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture. There are many flights for the remote islands. The Hot Spring Footbath "Oyattosa" is featured in this airport. You can experience the feel of tourism as soon as you arrive at the airport.
The superhighway interchange is near this airport. Therefore, you can smoothly travel all around Kagoshima Prefecture. Kagoshima City is about 40 minutes from this airport by superhighway. Kirishima Shrine is the most popular sightseeing spot of Kirishima. It is about an hour drive from the Airport by the local roads. An 800-year-old cedar of the sacred tree are in Kirishima Shrine precinct. The solemn atmosphere is drifting in the area.
The road from Kirishima to the Ebino Plateau is great for a drive. The rich nature such as blooming flowers on this plateau and the view from the observatory will let your mind and body relax. The fusion of many original works and nature of "Kirishima Open Air Museum" are amazing. You can enjoy this extraordinary atmosphere.