Haneda Airport

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Tokyo Internaitional Airport
Tōkyō Kokusai Kūkō
Airport teepPublic
OperatorTokyo Aviation Bureau, Meenistry o Land, Infrastructur an Transport (airfield); Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd. (terminals)
LocationŌta, Tokyo, Japan
Hub forJapan Airlines
Aw Nippon Airways
Skymark Airlines
Air Do
Skynet Asie Airways
Elevation AMSL21  ft / 6  m
Coordinates35°33′12″N 139°46′52″E / 35.55333°N 139.78111°E / 35.55333; 139.78111Coordinates: 35°33′12″N 139°46′52″E / 35.55333°N 139.78111°E / 35.55333; 139.78111
HND is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
16R/34L 3,000 9,843 Asphalt concrete
16L/34R 3,000 9,843 Asphalt concrete
04/22 2,500 8,202 Asphalt concrete
05/23 2,500 8,202 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2012)
Number of passengers66,795,178
Soorces: Japanese AIP at AIS Japan[1]
Statistics frae ACI

Tokyo Internaitional Airport (東京国際空港, Tōkyō Kokusai Kūkō), commonly kent as Haneda Airport (羽田空港, Haneda Kūkō) or Tokyo Haneda Airport (東京羽田空港, Tōkyō Haneda Kūkō) (IATA: HNDICAO: RJTT), is ane o the twa primary airports that serve the Greater Tokyo Aurie in Japan. It is locatit in Ōta, Tokyo, 14 km (8.7 mi) sooth o Tokyo Station.

Haneda haundles almaist aw domestic flichts tae an frae Tokyo, while Narita Internaitional Airport haundles the vast majority o internaitional flichts. In 2010, a dedicatit internaitional terminal wis opened at Haneda in conjunction wi the completion o a fowert runway. This allowed for a dramatic increase in internaitional flichts gangin tae Haneda, which previously haed anly "scheduled charter" flichts tae Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong an Taipei. The Japanese govrenment plans tae further expand Haneda's internaitional role in the futur.[2]

Haneda haundelt 66,795,178 passengers in 2012. Bi passenger throughput, it wis the seicont busiest airport in Asie an the fowert busiest in the warld, efter Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Beijing Caipital Airport (Asie's busiest) an Lunnon Heathrow Airport. Wi Haneda an Narita combined Tokyo haes the third busiest ceety airport seestem in the warld, efter Lunnon an New York Ceety.

Haneda is the primary base o Japan's twa major domestic airlines, Japan Airlines (Terminal 1) an Aw Nippon Airways (Terminal 2), as well as law-cost carriers Hokkaido Internaitional Airlines, Skymark Airlines, Skynet Asie Airways, an StarFlyer. It is able tae haundle 90 million passengers per year follaein its expansion in 2010.

In December 2009, ForbesTraveller.com recognised Haneda Airport as the maist punctual airport in the warld for twa years in a row, wi 94.3% o its flichts departin on time an 88.6% arrivin on time.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. AIS Japan
  2. "Tokyo Haneda's new runway and terminal welcome more international services; almost 50 domestic routes served". anna.aero airline route news & analysis. 20 October 2010.
  3. Koyen, Jeff (9 September 2009). "World's most on-time airports". The Age. Melbourne.

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