Kadena Tourism

Kadena (嘉手納町 Kadena-chō, Okinawan: Kadina) is a town located in Nakagami District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2013, the town had an estimated population of 13,823 and a density of 920 persons per km². The total area is 15.04 square kilometres (5.81 sq mi). Approximately 85% of the town is controlled by the US Government including Kadena Air Base, the second-largest base in the United States Air Force.


Planning a vacation to Kadena in Japan? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A vacation to Kadena can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

  • Know the pollution level of Kadena before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Kadena for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kadena.

    • Burglary and Theft 7.89 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 3.95 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10.53 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 13.16 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 5.26 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 6.58 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.74 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 89.47 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 9.21 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 2.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Safety Index 89.13 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 80.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.02 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 97.22 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kadena

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.45 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 18.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.7 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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