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Tokyo International Airport

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Tokyo International Airport (Japanese: 東京国際空港 Tōkyō Kokusai Kūkō) Template:Airport codes is an airport in Ota, Tokyo, Japan. It is more commonly known as Haneda Airport (羽田空港 Haneda Kūkō).

By passenger throughput, Haneda is the busiest airport in Asia and the fourth-busiest airport in the world, handling 63 million passengers annually.

Haneda handled most of Tokyo's air traffic until the opening of New Tokyo International Airport, now known as Narita International Airport. Except for flights to Gimpo Airport in Seoul and some international charter flights, it now handles domestic flights exclusively. Despite this, it remains classified as a first class airport.

Terminal 2 opened on December 1, 2004. A third runway is under construction and a third terminal for international flights is being planned.

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History

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Terminal 1
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Terminal 2

Airlines

Passenger Terminal 1 ("Big Bird", west domestic terminal)

  • Japan Airlines (Akita, Amami/Oshima, Aomori, Asahikawa, Fukuoka, Hakodate, Hiroshima, Izumo, Kagoshima, Kitakyushu, Kochi, Komatsu, Kumamoto, Kushiro, Matsuyama, Memanbetsu, Misawa, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Nankishirahama, Oita, Okayama, Okinawa, Osaka Itami, Osaka Kansai, Sapporo Chitose, Takamatsu, Tokachi/Obihiro, Tokushima, Toyama, Yamagata, Yamaguchiube)
  • Japan Transocean Air (Ishigaki, Kumejima, Miyako, Okinawa)
  • Skymark Airlines (Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Tokushima)
  • Skynet Asia Airways (Kumamoto, Miyazaki)

Passenger Terminal 2 (east domestic terminal)

Terminal 2 opened on December 1, 2004. It features an open-air rooftop restaurant, a six-story "marketplace" area with restaurants and shops, and the 387-room Haneda Excel Tokyu Hotel.

  • Air Do (Hokkaido International Airlines) (Asahikawa, Sapporo Chitose)
  • All Nippon Airways (Akita, Fukuoka, Hachijojima, Hakodate, Hiroshima, Ishigaki, Iwami, Kagoshima, Kochi, Komatsu, Kumamoto, Kushiro, Matsuyama, Miyakejima, Miyazaki, Monbetsu, Nagasaki, Nemuro/Nakashibetsu, Noto, Odate, Okayama, Okinawa, Oita, Osaka Itami, Osaka Kansai, Oshima, Saga, Sapporo Chitose, Shonai, Takamatsu, Tottori, Toyama, Wakkanai, Yonago)

International Terminal

Haneda's international terminal has two gates, which handle four flights a day to and from Seoul Gimpo Airport. These flights are operated by All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines, and Korean Air. The terminal sometimes handles charter flights in the evening and early morning hours.

The international terminal is connected to the main terminal by a shuttle bus, which runs every five minutes during the day.

A major expansion or replacement of the international terminal is in the planning stage.

Ground transportation

Haneda Airport is served by the Keihin Kyuko Railway and Tokyo Monorail. There is also regular bus service to Narita International Airport and most major train stations in the Kanto region.

See also: Transportation of Japan

Tokyo International Airport in fiction

The airport is referred to a number of times in the movie Nobody Knows and acts as the setting of one climactic scene.

Noa and Asuma of Patlabor fly into the airport in one episode.

External Links

fr:Aroport international de Tokyo Haneda ja:東京国際空港 zh:東京國際機場

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