Beer Air 2014 – Up, up and away!

You know summer is just around the corner when Fukuoka’s beer gardens start to open! Fukuoka Now staff were lucky enough to get a taste of summer on Friday (May 9) at the pre-opening event for “Beer Air” – the great outdoor beer garden located on the 4th floor observation deck at Fukuoka Airport Terminal 2. As Japan’s only beer garden located at an airport, Beer Air has fast become one of Fukuoka’s most popular summer spots, with 30,000 people attending in 2013.

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But what makes it so great? Well, for starters the spacious terrace affords panoramic views of airplanes taking off and landing. You can hear the planes’ engines, watch them fly overhead and enjoy the sunset over the tarmac. Perfect for beer lovers, plane lovers and photographers!

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Then, there’s the food – fresh, delicious and so many options to choose from! Take full advantage of the all-you-can-eat system to sample sushi, salads, bruschetta, mini sandwiches, karaage, hot dogs, pasta, Japanese curry, noodles, plus some tasty desserts. Dishes are supplied by the restaurants located inside the airport so there’s a wide variety to choose from. And it wouldn’t be a beer garden without the beer – Beer Air offers Asahi and Kirin on tap, as well as highballs, shochu, sake, wine, soft drinks and more.

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Beer Air is open from 5/13~10/4. Advance reservations are required. Due to popularity in 2013, this year the garden will increase the amount of sessions per week, with new weekend lunchtime sessions between 7/4~8/31. The weekend slots will add the opportunity for around 3,000 extra guests this year.

Beer Air (Fukuoka Airport Beer Terrace)
• 4F observation deck Fukuoka Airport Terminal 2
• 092-623-0555 (10:00~21:00) NOTE: reservations required before 13:00 on the day
http://www.fuk-ab.co.jp/beerair/

•Dinner
• 5/13~10/4
• 18:30~21:00
• Closed in case of bad weather
• Adult ¥4,200 / High school/ Junior high school student ¥2,100 / Under Primary school age ¥1,000 / Under 3 years free *All incl. tax
• 230 seats
• 150min / all-you-can-eat and drink
• Beer: Asahi, Kirin, Asahi Dry Zero
• 25 different dishes

•Lunch
• 7/4~8/31
• 15:00~17:00
• Open: Fri., Sat. and Sun. Closed in case of bad weather
• Adult ¥2,480 / Under Junior high school student ¥780 / Under 3 years free *All incl. tax
• 120min / all-you-can-eat and drink
• Beer: Asahi, Kirin, Asahi Dry Zero
• 15 different dishes

Do you like beer gardens? Stay tuned for the annual Fukuoka Now Beer Garden Guide, in which we give you a rundown of Fukuoka’s best beer gardens to start your summer.

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The Beer Air terrace is connected is part of the remodelled Airport observation deck
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Friendly Beer Air staff are always at hand, and there’s a souvenir shop too!
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Take your seat in front of the tarmac and settle in to watch the sun set
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Seating is spacious, stylish and comfortable
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Lots of drinks available to satisfy your nomihoudai requirements – highballs, spirits, soft drinks…
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And of course – draught beer! Pour it yourself…
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…or use the automatic machines. Kirin and Asahi available on tap!
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Once you’ve got your drinks sorted, it’s time to select your food from the extensive buffet
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Delicious fresh food, including lots of great hot dishes…
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Pastas…
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International dishes…
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Hot dogs…
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Delectable sandwiches…
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…and great quality sushi are amongst the many options available
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Here’s our selection! Yum!
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Beer Air staff visit your table offering souvenir and ice cream purchases – just like on a plane! 
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Cheers from the Fukuoka Now team!
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Want to see more? Below is our full photo gallery – click through and enjoy!

Beer Air 2014 – Pre-opening Gallery

Do you like beer gardens? Stay tuned for the annual Fukuoka Now Beer Garden Guide, in which we give you a rundown of Fukuoka’s best beer gardens to start your summer.

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