Number of Japanese Airports: 175 (2008)
country comparison to the world: 35
Airports – with paved runways: total: 144
over 3,047 m: 7
2,438 to 3,047 m: 41
1,524 to 2,437 m: 40
914 to 1,523 m: 28
under 914 m: 28 (2008)
Airports – with unpaved runways: total: 31
914 to 1,523 m: 4
under 914 m: 27 (2008)
Heliports: 14 (2007)
Pipelines: gas 3,862 km; oil 167 km; oil/gas/water 53 km (2008)
Railways: total: 23,474 km
country comparison to the world: 12
standard gauge: 3,204 km 1.435-m gauge (3,204 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 77 km 1.372-m gauge (77 km electrified); 20,182 km 1.067-m gauge (13,334 km electrified); 11 km 0.762-m gauge (11 km electrified) (2006)
Roadways: total: 1,196,999 km
country comparison to the world: 6
paved: 949,101 km (includes 7,383 km of expressways)
unpaved: 247,898 km (2006)
Waterways: 1,770 km (seagoing vessels use inland seas) (2007)
country comparison to the world: 48
Merchant marine: total: 683
country comparison to the world: 16
By type: bulk carrier 136, cargo 30, carrier 3, chemical tanker 27, container 11, liquefied gas 59, passenger 12, passenger/cargo 135, petroleum tanker 156, refrigerated cargo 2, roll on/roll off 51, vehicle carrier 61
Registered in other countries: 3,074 (Australia 1, Bahamas 87, Belize 8, Bermuda 2, Burma 1, Cambodia 1, Cayman Islands 13, China 2, Cyprus 21, France 1, Honduras 4, Hong Kong 111, Indonesia 6, Isle of Man 6, Italy 1, South Korea 20, Liberia 116, Malaysia 4, Malta 8, Marshall Islands 17, Nigeria 1, Norway 29, Panama 2335, Philippines 81, Portugal 15, Saint Kitts and Nevis 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3, Singapore 131, Thailand 4, UK 4, US 7, Vanuatu 29, Vietnam 1 (as of 2008)
Ports and terminals: Chiba, Kawasaki, Kobe, Mizushima, Moji, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Tomakomai, Yohohama
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New services offer extra help for tourists at Kansai Airport
The ticket information counter, located opposite the station’s ticket gate, is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. At Kansai airport, West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) also launched “Midori-nomadoguchi,” a ticket issuing counter, exclusively for foreigners in ...
Posted: May 23, 2016, 7:29 pm
Japan ATM scam using fraudulent cards nets $12.7m
One of the few REALLY inconvenient things about Japan is getting and using foreign funds —strangely, it’s not easy like in Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc. You know those little forEx kiosks in US airports? TOTAL RIP-OFF, much worse than the overseas kiosks.
Posted: May 23, 2016, 6:45 pm
CEATEC JAPAN 2016 Official Media/Press Tour
The participation fee includes roundtrip airfare (economy class)*, airport and other taxes, hotel accommodations with breakfasts, interpretation, transportation within Japan and other expenses including those incurred as part of the tour. Airline will be ...
Posted: May 23, 2016, 6:25 pm
Iberia Seeks To Join Europe-Japan JV
Oneworld members Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways have applied ... Iberia has recently announced it will fly nonstop from Madrid to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport beginning Oct. 18. British Airways and JAL formed the joint venture ...
Posted: May 23, 2016, 5:26 pm
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Looks To Be PS4 Only In Japan
TSA Chief Says Security Changes May Be Coming at Airports But during the busiest summer travel days there are very few empty seats to accommodate anybody who misses a flight. The agency said it would increase staffing at major air hubs like LaGuardia ...
Posted: May 23, 2016, 11:46 am
Obama lands in Hanoi for historic week-long trip through Vietnam, Japan
President Obama kicked off his week-long historic visit to Vietnam and Japan Sunday — a 16,000-mile journey designed to build stronger economic relations with the two countries anxious over an increasingly powerful China. Obama landed in Hanoi late ...
Posted: May 22, 2016, 3:07 pm
Despite improvements, airport security is fallible
Tiny electric detonators. Security agents at the main airport in Paris are trained to detect all manner of increasingly sophisticated devices that could doom a flight. But the chilling reality is that security is ultimately fallible. “The infinitely ...
Posted: May 21, 2016, 9:25 pm
Tokyo Has More Helipads Than Any Other City - But They're Almost Never Used
Japan’s noise restrictions and local and national government ... “They’re not for flights to Narita or Haneda” airports. Tokyo towers that have helicopter landing sites include the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, Roppongi Hills and eight ...
Posted: May 18, 2016, 9:00 pm
Taiwan's LCCs – Tigerair Taiwan and V Air – focus expansion on Japan; other markets incubating
Japan continues to hold considerable opportunity. Further growth is possible as smaller Japanese airports enhance incentive programmes. But elsewhere there are no easy wins. Significant opportunities, like Korea and Hong Kong, are bilaterally restricted ...
Posted: May 17, 2016, 4:14 am
BRIEF-Japan Airport Terminal announces change of chairman, CEO and president
May 11 Japan Airport Terminal Co Ltd : * Says it appoints Isao Takashiro who is current president of the company as new chairman off the board and chief executive officer (CEO) * Says it appoints Nobuaki Yokota as new president to replace Isao Takashiro ...
Posted: May 10, 2016, 10:25 pm