List of the busiest airports in Japan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tokyo Haneda Airport office buildings’ view
Haneda Airport, the busiest airport by passenger traffic in Japan, is the fifth busiest airport in the world.

Japan's busiest airports are a series of lists ranking the fifty busiest airports in the country according the number of total passengers, and also including statistics for total aircraft movements and total cargo movements, following the official register yearly. The data here presented are provided by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT),[1] and the results are for the calendar year (as the Ministry also presents yearly results for the fiscal year).

The lists are presented in chronological order starting from the latest year. The number of total passengers is measured in persons and includes any passenger that arrives, depart or travel on transit in every airport in the country. The number of total aircraft movements is estimated, measuring airplane-times and includes the departures and arrivals of any kind of aircraft in schedule or charter conditions. The number of total cargo movements in metric tonnes and includes all the movements of cargo and mail that arrives or departs from the airport.

2010 final statistics[edit]

Narita International Airport control tower and people mover
Narita International Airport has maintained its position as the second busiest airport in the country.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2010 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 64,211,074 342,804 818,809
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 30,780,002 192,646 2,167,863
3. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 16,748,180 109,206 227,932
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 16,344,552 137,350 256,976
5. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 14,788,543 128,010 135,462
6. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 14,525,656 130,906 388,408
7. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 14,220,204 106,712 759,278
8. Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya Chūbu NGO/RJGG 9,271,382 84,684 161,740
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 4,967,625 63,458 42,759
10. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 2,874,963 36,050 26,141
11. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 2,826,277 45,954 13,238
12. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 2,810,188 20,012 24,490
13. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 2,683,058 35,860 12,460
14. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,381,354 28,456 9,388
15. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,331,002 38,280 15,009
16. Kobe Airport Kōbe Kansai UKB/RJBE 2,224,035 19,730 11,493
17. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,117,984 16,038 18,688
18. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,693,069 23,474 18,388
19. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 1,582,464 17,704 13,343
20. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,536,045 16,362 10,937
21. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,423,323 14,308 11,606
22. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,348,054 11,642 7,104
23. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,273,146 18,806 3,811
24. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 1,199,743 14,984 11,555
25. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,198,376 10,608 8,315
26. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,108,293 15,532 2,669
27. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,092,553 14,296 14,000
28. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,030,985 10,996 4,971
29. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 949,159 9,626 2,079
30. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 941,877 25,114 1,004
31. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 808,441 8,160 2,261
32. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 795,973 6,598 3,481
33. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 710,957 9,450 2,599
34. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 709,151 11,518 3,920
35. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 701,699 12,180 1,613
36. Shizuoka Airport Shizuoka Chūbu FSZ/RJNS 593,233 9,688 177
37. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 551,805 11,258 6,418
38. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 526,697 12,626 1,927
39. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 468,694 6,650 2,327
40. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 445,043 45,052 0
41. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 355,849 3,998 669
42. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 339,992 9,088 11,292
43. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 305,381 4,920 827
44. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 284,994 7,836 555
45. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 276,755 9,758 165
46. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 264,166 6,430 547
47. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 262,816 2,752 1,446
48. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 238,103 4,928 0.0
49. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 205,007 15,838 21
50. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 194,589 3,936 1,386

2009 final statistics[edit]

New Chitose International Airport terminal building
Shizuoka Airport was opened in 2009. It is one of the country's newest airports, and that year was ranked as the 40th busiest.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2009 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 61,934,302 335,716 789,851
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 28,880,467 188,400 1,851,976
3. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 16,537,566 99,652 235,771
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 15,901,604 135,360 245,233
5. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 14,036,910 125,222 259,235
6. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 14,562,851 130,772 134,462
7. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 13,319,501 111,906 608,876
8. Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya Chūbu NGO/RJGG 9,178,791 87,862 151,111
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 5,032,123 63,090 43,636
10. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 2,851,772 35,632 30,853
11. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 2,844,970 20,596 24,933
12. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 2,798,647 49,844 14,878
13. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 2,709,625 37,404 12,837
14. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,366,077 30,480 8,577
15. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,340,070 43,658 16,087
16. Kobe Airport Kōbe Kansai UKB/RJBE 2,330,076 18,730 17,615
17. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,068,766 15,106 13,999
18. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,756,347 24,720 18,342
19. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,550,956 17,334 12,336
20. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 1,503,821 16,650 16,842
21. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,367,746 14,420 11,270
22. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,319,263 11,914 6,629
23. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,193,869 18,936 4,507
24. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,186,436 10,218 10,323
25. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 1,158,888 15,726 6,665
26. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,093,556 15,174 3,517
27. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,054,321 10,788 6,033
28. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,049,585 14,944 14,323
29. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 963,154 25,416 1,373
30. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 952,490 9,476 2,161
31. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 787,645 6,866 3,516
32. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 768,198 9,398 3,314
33. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 758,354 8,012 3,220
34. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 736,812 12,530 5,449
35. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 694,022 12,706 2,043
36. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 561,557 12,378 8,895
37. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 544,391 11,926 2,068
38. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 438,246 6,998 2,139
39. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 433,473 45,372 0
40. Shizuoka Airport Shizuoka Chūbu FSZ/RJNS 364,405 5,700 50
41. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 355,410 8,080 932
42. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 342,131 4,570 880
43. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 327,658 19,132 31
44. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 315,551 9,244 12,869
45. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 293,409 4,920 908
46. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 288,673 9,384 380
47. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 273,739 6,380 663
48. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 258,849 2,898 1,440
49. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 231,294 5,092 2,077
50. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 191,886 4,710 2,007

2008 final statistics[edit]

New Chitose Airport terminal building
New Chitose Airport, serving Sapporo, became Japan's third busiest airport in 2006 and it has been in that position since then.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2008 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 66,707,213 339,612 849,404
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 30,431,127 194,442 2,100,447
3. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 17,656,262 100,224 264,926
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 17,291,219 135,388 274,655
5. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 15,755,591 133,498 846,034
6. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 15,632,777 130,082 146,033
7. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 15,173,957 123,670 247,606
8. Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya Chūbu NGO/RJGG 10,994,749 98,432 194,238
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 5,539,453 65,748 48,690
10. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 3,188,637 21,324 28,306
11. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 3,107,076 36,106 35,211
12. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 3,049,257 47,524 17,876
13. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 2,992,970 37,736 15,093
14. Kobe Airport Kōbe Kansai UKB/RJBE 2,706,397 20,202 20,555
15. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,574,224 31,464 10,093
16. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,524,159 42,570 19,176
17. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,411,634 14,372 19,866
18. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,865,056 23,962 18,510
19. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,757,263 17,396 14,779
20. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 1,743,662 18,062 17,849
21. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,487,762 14,714 12,240
22. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,441,439 12,344 7,491
23. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,335,911 20,648 5,193
24. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,312,219 10,804 12,460
25. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 1,237,928 16,168 10,684
26. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,206,960 16,414 4,707
27. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,161,285 11,292 7,155
28. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 1,155,926 10,170 2,909
29. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,096,145 15,302 14,018
30. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 1,095,224 26,456 2,535
31. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 917,631 10,584 4,192
32. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 872,088 6,928 4,264
33. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 830,431 8,502 3,971
34. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 804,501 12,918 5,421
35. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 763,969 12,466 2,390
36. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 620,869 12,364 9,084
37. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 557,644 11,780 2,439
38. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 490,065 7,626 2,046
39. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 479,017 9,808 1,221
40. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 414,064 44,870 0
41. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 403,346 4,968 1,286
42. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 371,860 8,318 1,286
43. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 357,236 20,478 42
44. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 314,066 5,014 1,212
45. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 291,401 8,430 17,243
46. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 277,637 6,434 590
47. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 269,061 2,892 1,606
48. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 249,971 5,042 2,294
49. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 208,627 4,754 2,464
50. Wakkanai Airport Wakkanai Hokkaidō WKJ/RJCW 197,500 2,962 304

2007 final statistics[edit]

Fukuoka Airport Terminal 2
Fukuoka Airport is an important gateway for Southern Japan, and the country's fourth busiest airport.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2007 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 66,823,414 331,818 852,347
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 32,344,493 195,074 2,254,421
3. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 18,329,412 102,434 274,271
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 17,889,693 142,912 292,693
5. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 16,413,135 125,638 845,975
6. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 16,238,849 127,818 155,992
7. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 14,950,970 123,594 244,628
8. Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya Chūbu NGO/RJGG 11,617,797 104,038 276,380
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 5,596,210 65,704 48,802
10. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 3,350,083 46,200 20,725
11. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 3,325,960 21,332 29,280
12. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 3,172,362 37,444 37,401
13. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 3,026,518 37,820 16,003
14. Kobe Airport Kōbe Kansai UKB/RJBE 2,964,163 21,220 21,930
15. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,708,631 31,018 12,214
16. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,631,212 45,106 20,146
17. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,466,061 15,006 23,145
18. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,924,420 24,176 18,811
19. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 1,901,532 19,264 20,172
20. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,856,625 16,758 16,380
21. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,547,912 12,074 6,706
22. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,517,312 14,612 13,146
23. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,403,657 22,550 5,373
24. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,300,675 16,432 5,670
25. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,271,852 11,510 7,540
26. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 1,260,898 10,540 3,315
27. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,253,163 9,772 13,978
28. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 1,252,544 16,702 7,491
29. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 1,211,989 30,000 3,036
30. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,109,089 15,298 13,652
31. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 972,325 11,486 4,728
32. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 900,021 7,168 4,599
33. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 877,242 13,042 6,317
34. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 870,028 8,486 4,236
35. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 747,647 12,114 2,197
36. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 646,232 13,016 8,903
37. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 584,915 11,944 2,442
38. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 515,459 10,172 1,368
39. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 499,253 7,794 2,405
40. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 438,304 44,560 0
41. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 419,300 5,148 1,367
42. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 412,273 8,306 1,498
43. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 372,622 20,662 61
44. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 332,592 5,032 1,156
45. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 306,866 3,428 1,820
46. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 291,033 7,530 594
47. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 289,092 8,782 21,883
48. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 245,200 5,022 2,242
49. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 238,282 4,902 2,571
50. Wakkanai Airport Wakkanai Hokkaidō WKJ/RJCW 222,694 2,988 425

2006 final statistics[edit]

Kobe Airport aerial view
Kobe Airport is built on an artificial island. Inaugurated in 2006, that year was ranked as the 17th busiest airport in Japan.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2006 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 66,089,277 324,050 837,265
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 31,735,733 190,138 2,280,829
3. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 18,392,635 103,270 266,934
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 18,191,678 137,632 292,318
5. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 17,050,440 130,826 166,539
6. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 16,353,549 115,434 842,016
7. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 14,172,504 116,384 237,633
8. Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya Chūbu NGO/RJGG 11,652,700 107,486 306,884
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 5,712,889 66,170 50,245
10. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 3,336,314 47,804 22,880
11. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 3,332,201 22,202 29,731
12. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 3,137,184 37,178 36,838
13. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 3,081,863 37,258 16,099
14. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,725,614 32,324 11,648
15. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,641,228 46,536 21,059
16. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,541,446 15,292 27,578
17. Kobe Airport Kōbe Kansai UKB/RJBE 2,380,829 18,540 21,777
18. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 2,019,140 21,042 20,558
19. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,957,361 24,156 18,683
20. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,875,381 17,992 15,941
21. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,592,750 11,934 8,159
22. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,509,138 14,290 13,387
23. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,497,688 23,502 5,106
24. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,329,676 15,686 6,526
25. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 1,303,471 11,372 3,641
26. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,265,436 9,932 13,766
27. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,254,325 11,704 7,796
28. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 1,242,760 29,956 3,162
29. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,119,120 15,600 13,151
30. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 1,107,896 16,124 3,479
31. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 1,088,195 13,446 5,494
32. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 909,704 12,942 7,307
33. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 909,512 7,536 4,654
34. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 884,467 8,080 4,646
35. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 737,249 12,026 2,157
36. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 644,304 13,936 9,758
37. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 602,124 11,876 2,511
38. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 532,290 10,734 1,458
39. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 495,208 7,774 2,354
40. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 452,384 8,814 1,471
41. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 426,448 5,574 1,412
42. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 387,542 42,376 0
43. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 375,182 19,994 81
44. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 339,228 5,698 1,234
45. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 322,716 3,618 1,880
46. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 298,171 9,726 21,466
47. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 296,983 7,632 627
48. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 248,041 4,820 2,308
49. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 234,857 4,922 2,745
50. Wakkanai Airport Wakkanai Hokkaidō WKJ/RJCW 229,679 3,280 505

2005 final statistics[edit]

Centrair Airport aerial view
Chūbu Centrair International Airport, serving Nagoya, is also built on an artificial island. Since its opening in 2005, Centrair became one of the most important airports in the country.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2005 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 63,303,843 309,080 798,672
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 31,372,531 189,492 2,292,103
3. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 18,948,300 132,518 182,012
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 18,651,670 137,510 289,968
5. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 17,871,752 98,540 268,211
6. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 16,278,653 111,680 869,476
7. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 13,494,406 115,140 233,271
8. Chūbu Centrair International Airport Nagoya Chūbu NGO/RJGG 10,763,581 92,086 236,554
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 5,714,196 65,056 51,686
10. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 3,275,899 22,068 30,809
11. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 3,232,418 47,850 22,468
12. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 3,125,270 36,144 33,187
13. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 3,098,481 36,382 17,325
14. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,682,770 31,166 11,963
15. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,616,316 44,650 21,567
16. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,471,111 15,158 30,511
17. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 2,092,662 21,446 20,279
18. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,864,467 24,560 17,666
19. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,863,315 17,484 15,389
20. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,589,071 12,490 8,123
21. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 1,563,230 48,104 20,599
22. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,537,585 24,588 5,232
23. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,485,652 14,796 12,351
24. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 1,356,478 11,566 3,313
25. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,349,774 15,344 5,653
26. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,274,200 11,104 7,481
27. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 1,249,580 27,658 3,063
28. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,184,550 9,478 12,473
29. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,093,834 15,440 12,486
30. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 1,015,350 11,144 5,206
31. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 961,562 9,054 4,968
32. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 952,193 13,510 7,296
33. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 932,223 7,694 4,940
34. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 721,395 11,530 2,216
35. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 681,052 14,266 10,479
36. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 602,994 12,102 2,593
37. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 552,464 11,224 1,587
38. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 506,012 8,792 1,449
39. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 476,392 7,202 2,450
40. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 409,207 5,366 1,131
41. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 370,242 19,806 75
42. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 337,511 3,602 1,938
43. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 337,202 5,220 1,275
44. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 315,587 6,768 709
45. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 313,752 6,644 375
46. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 267,162 4,746 2,333
47. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 263,858 8,344 10,011
48. Wakkanai Airport Wakkanai Hokkaidō WKJ/RJCW 239,177 3,416 614
49. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 225,212 4,836 2,961
50. Nakashibetsu Airport Nakashibetsu Hokkaidō SHB/RJCN 223,101 3,766 291

2004 final statistics[edit]

Itami Airport terminal building
Osaka International Airport, also named Itami Airport currently doesn't have international routes, but it has become Japan's busiest only-domestic airport. In 2004, Itami Airport was the third busiest in the country.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2004 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 62,291,405 305,346 774,116
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 30,976,701 186,312 2,373,157
3. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 19,316,582 127,404 188,855
4. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 18,510,486 135,976 289,817
5. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 17,605,502 96,540 265,979
6. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 15,111,563 102,974 887,727
7. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 12,732,720 114,518 230,515
8. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 10,695,160 124,836 190,884
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 5,810,884 67,996 49,204
10. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 3,304,658 21,364 31,561
11. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 3,222,084 47,034 23,727
12. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 3,082,042 36,476 17,076
13. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 3,049,281 36,518 31,487
14. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,637,308 45,290 22,101
15. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,626,757 27,066 12,801
16. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,498,037 14,914 30,762
17. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 2,188,334 21,302 21,493
18. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,878,604 17,872 16,946
19. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,785,532 24,976 17,472
20. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,580,917 13,682 8,884
21. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,575,679 23,784 5,177
22. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,506,902 15,686 12,151
23. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 1,445,166 30,892 3,396
24. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 1,380,660 12,076 2,974
25. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,343,281 15,174 5,740
26. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,301,395 11,648 8,299
27. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,117,902 9,074 12,586
28. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,078,840 15,580 12,605
29. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 995,805 10,610 6,020
30. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 956,923 9,532 4,035
31. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 927,021 7,442 5,152
32. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 923,681 13,630 7,737
33. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 750,931 12,738 2,123
34. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 657,750 13,040 9,883
35. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 606,783 12,070 2,684
36. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 565,737 8,646 2,039
37. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 475,081 8,548 1,580
38. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 473,780 7,216 2,167
39. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 422,517 5,286 1,099
40. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 380,605 20,950 81
41. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 354,009 5,164 1,507
42. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 341,885 3,438 2,019
43. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 334,083 7,054 709
44. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 289,450 9,138 5,060
45. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 287,360 7,228 292
46. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 265,913 4,626 2,408
47. Wakkanai Airport Wakkanai Hokkaidō WKJ/RJCW 255,111 4,210 640
48. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 229,238 5,080 2,956
49. Yamagata Airport Yamagata Tōhoku GAJ/RJSC 216,565 7,754 230
50. Nakashibetsu Airport Nakashibetsu Hokkaidō SHB/RJCN 213,273 3,810 314

2003 final statistics[edit]

Naha Airport terminal building
Naha Airport is the busiest airport in Okinawa Prefecture, with a traffic of more than ten million passengers per year.

The 50 busiest airports in Japan in 2003 ordered by total passenger traffic, according to the MLIT reports.

Rank Airport City
served
Region IATA/
ICAO
Passengers Aircraft Cargo
1. Haneda Airport Tōkyō Kantō HND/RJTT 62,876,182 298,912 722,736
2. Narita International Airport Tōkyō Kantō NRT/RJAA 26,537,406 171,740 2,154,693
3. Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka Kyūshū FUK/RJFF 18,837,600 136,008 266,740
4. Osaka International Airport Ōsaka Kansai ITM/RJOO 18,829,733 115,176 169,753
5. New Chitose Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō CTS/RJCC 18,457,467 99,918 256,945
6. Kansai International Airport Ōsaka Kansai KIX/RJBB 13,080,107 100,884 793,480
7. Naha Airport Naha Okinawa OKA/ROAH 12,544,777 115,670 220,092
8. Nagoya Airfield Nagoya Chūbu NKM/RJNA 9,799,768 119,874 172,714
9. Kagoshima Airport Kagoshima Kyūshū KOJ/RJFK 6,224,803 70,494 46,425
10. Hiroshima Airport Hiroshima Chūgoku HIJ/RJOA 3,362,316 21,088 30,139
11. Miyazaki Airport Miyazaki Kyūshū KMI/RJFM 3,225,752 36,564 18,424
12. Sendai Airport Sendai Tōhoku SDJ/RJSS 3,191,501 46,504 23,458
13. Kumamoto Airport Kumamoto Kyūshū KMJ/RJFT 3,053,818 35,632 31,581
14. Nagasaki Airport Nagasaki Kyūshū NGS/RJFU 2,834,288 46,662 20,838
15. Matsuyama Airport Matsuyama Shikoku MYJ/RJOM 2,672,405 26,338 13,105
16. Komatsu Airport Komatsu Chūbu KMQ/RJNK 2,601,778 14,580 26,741
17. Hakodate Airport Hakodate Hokkaidō HKD/RJCH 2,375,018 23,554 21,412
18. Oita Airport Ōita Kyūshū OIT/RJFO 1,987,960 17,092 17,324
19. Ishigaki Airport Ishigaki Okinawa ISG/ROIG 1,755,730 23,324 15,905
20. Kōchi Airport Kōchi, Kōchi Shikoku KCZ/RJOK 1,694,472 20,856 5,598
21. Okayama Airport Okayama Chūgoku OKJ/RJOB 1,583,308 13,188 9,621
22. Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu Shikoku TAK/RJOT 1,532,591 16,130 11,323
23. Aomori Airport Aomori Tōhoku AOJ/RJSA 1,462,054 13,102 7,721
24. Toyama Airport Toyama Chūbu TOY/RJNT 1,353,768 12,028 2,924
25. Akita Airport Akita Tōhoku AXT/RJSK 1,349,791 14,714 5,804
26. Niigata Airport Niigata Chūbu KIJ/RJSN 1,263,816 26,646 3,403
27. Asahikawa Airport Asahikawa Hokkaidō AKJ/RJEC 1,095,253 9,570 12,802
28. Memanbetsu Airport Ōzora Hokkaidō MMB/RJCM 1,084,811 11,294 7,693
29. Miyako Airport Miyako-jima Okinawa MMY/ROMY 1,042,705 17,598 12,776
30. Yamaguchi Ube Airport Yamaguchi/Ube Chūgoku UBJ/RJDC 982,612 7,584 5,077
31. Kushiro Airport Kushiro Hokkaidō KUH/RJCK 979,014 13,582 8,916
32. Tokushima Airport Tokushima Shikoku TKS/RJOS 946,568 8,838 3,763
33. Izumo Airport Izumo Chūgoku IZO/RJOC 778,488 13,180 2,125
34. Obihiro Airport Obihiro Hokkaidō OBO/RJCB 665,576 10,778 9,034
35. Amami Airport Amami Kyūshū ASJ/RJKA 639,802 12,272 2,757
36. Fukushima Airport Fukushima Tōhoku FKS/RJSF 557,165 8,442 2,142
37. Hanamaki Airport Hanamaki Tōhoku HNA/RJSI 504,364 8,294 2,068
38. Miho-Yonago Airport Yonago Chūgoku YGJ/RJOH 445,873 7,164 1,788
39. Shonai Airport Shōnai Tōhoku SYO/RJSY 394,869 4,960 1,199
40. Misawa Airport Misawa Tōhoku MSJ/RJSM 387,833 3,550 2,264
41. Okadama Airport Sapporo Hokkaidō OKD/RJCO 352,086 19,706 175
42. Tsushima Airport Tsushima Kyūshū TSJ/RJDT 350,065 5,922 780
43. Tottori Airport Tottori Chūgoku TTJ/RJOR 324,426 4,534 1,464
44. Saga Airport Saga Kyūshū HSG/RJFS 306,133 7,948 738
45. Kitakyushu Airport Kitakyūshū Kyūshū KKJ/RJFR 272,815 6,508 234
46. Kumejima Airport Kumejima Okinawa UEO/ROKJ 266,772 4,766 2,327
47. Wakkanai Airport Wakkanai Hokkaidō WKJ/RJCW 259,274 6,410 717
48. Yamagata Airport Yamagata Tōhoku GAJ/RJSC 243,445 7,268 649
49. Hachijojima Airport Hachijō-jima Kantō HAC/RJTH 239,321 4,976 2,872
50. Nakashibetsu Airport Nakashibetsu Hokkaidō SHB/RJCN 207,682 3,308 401

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Japanese)"暦年・年度別空港管理状況調書". Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Japan). Retrieved 2012-04-07.