Aomori is the northernmost major port on Honshu, located on the interior coast of Mutsu Bay. Its geographic coordinates are 140:45E, 40:49N.
Because of its location—surrounded by the Tsugaru Peninsula to the west, the Shimokita Peninsula to the northeast, and the Natsudomari Peninsula directly to the east—Aomori Port boasts an exceptional degree of natural tranquility among Japan’s northern ports; its wave heights average less than 0.5 meters over 90% of the year.
In addition, Aomori Port is adjacent to central Aomori city, the prefectural capital and an important transportation hub connecting northern Honshu with Hokkaido. Aomori city provides direct service to Seoul from Aomori airport; access to the Tokyo metropolitan area via the Tōhoku expressway, Tōhoku Shinkansen bullet train, and local train lines; direct access to the prefectural border with Iwate prefecture via Aoi Mori Rail; and access to Hokkaido via the nearby ferry wharf.
Aomori Port’s annual amount of precipitation is around 1,400mm. It has a cool climate year round and enjoys clear transitions between the four seasons. Nature’s beauty can be fully relished in all seasons.



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Distance between Aomori Port and Other Cities(in Nautical Miles)

Aomori—Seattle 4,300 n.m..
Aomori—Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 1,105 n.m
Aomori—Vladivostok 547 n.m
Aomori—Shanghai 1,163n.m.
Aomori-Yokohama 567n.m.


Distance and Travel Time from Tokyo to Aomori

Distance: Approximately 700 km (435 miles)

Plane Haneda Airport—Aomori Airport: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Rail Tokyo Station—Shin-Aomori Station: 2 hours, 59 minutes (at earliest)
Expressway Urawa Interchange—Aomori Chūo Interchange:
Approximately 8 hours, 30 minutes (at 80 km/h)