Narita Airport Sees Record Number of Flights for Sixth Straight Year

April 27, 2018

NARITA, CHIBA PREF. – The total number of takeoffs and landings at Narita International Airport in fiscal 2017 rose 3 percent from the previous business year to 252,447, hitting a record high for the sixth consecutive year, the airport’s operator said in a preliminary report on Thursday.

The growth was brought on by increased flights and new routes on both international and domestic services at the airport in Chiba Prefecture, Narita International Airport Corp. said.

In the business year, which ended in March, the total number of passengers went up 3 percent to 40,939,895, posting a record high for the third year in a row.

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