Oita Airport is located in Kunisaki City, Oita Prefecture. The runways of this airport are on the sea and the airport is facing the ocean. Therefore, you can see the Seto Inland Sea from a runway or the airport facilities. Numerous temples and rich nature from old days still remain in Kunisaki Peninsula where Oita Airport is. Many tourists rent cars and enjoy sightseeing in this area.
The mountains of Buddhism that have been developed in the surrounding areas of Futago-yama located in the center of Kunisaki Peninsula are called "Rokugo Manzan" as a general term. Even today, there are always many worshippers visiting the Futago-ji temple which is the central temple of Rokugo Manzan. There are many festivals that you can experience in the Rokugo Manzan's tradition. The great scale of the festivals and the strength of the piety still retain today.
Kunisaki Peninsula is surrounded by both sea and mountains. A variety of fish are caught every day. Above all, the majority of the catch are hairtail. There are many visitors to Oita specifically for hairtail sashimi (raw fish), grilled hairtail or tempura hairtail and so on. There are various tourist attractions involving rich natural resources of Oita Prefecture, including Beppu Onsen and Yufuin Onsen that are nationally famous hot springs.