Yup, will be the FIFTH time I've made this flight. It's not too bad if you get decent seats. I prefer the aisle so I can stretch my legs.
This will also be the first time I've gone straight from the US to Okinawa. The previous four trips had an hour bus ride in Tokyo between Narita and Heneda airports. Then a 4ish hour flight from Tokyo to Naha on ANA (All Nippon Airlines) with what seemed like no air conditioning and a bunch of Okinawans who smell funny.
I think this one might be the best trip yet, even with the layovers. Especially considering it was 53 hours from take off to my wife's car last time. -- McBrain#1430