Miyako island is rather a flat island when seen from the side. A lack of rivers should explain the high transparency of the water. The blue color of the ocean differs depending on the coral reef and sand. it has a unique beauty, and is called ‘Miyako Blue’.
Miyako Airport has direct flights to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport , Osaka’s Kansai Airport, Naha Airport on Okinawa Main Island. (JAL, ANA, SKYMARK)
Ferry services between Ishigaki, Miyako and Okinawa Main Island were discontinued in 2008.