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. For the dual engine helicopter gunship, see
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Asian Highway 1
Tokyo, Japan via South Korea, North Korea, China, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran to the border between Turkey and Bulgaria west of Istanbul where it joins end-on with European route E80 east to Thailand, Micronesia, Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan
Asian Highway Network
Asian Highway 1 ( AH1) is the longest route of the Asian Highway Network, running 20,557 km (12,774 mi) from Tokyo, Japan via Korea, China, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran to the border between Turkey and Bulgaria west of Istanbul where it joins end-on with European route E80.
The starting point of Asian highway Route 1 (Tri-Axis Spherical IPPositionS (18/33.63729/130.42550)
section in Japan was added to the system in November 2003.  It runs along the following  tolled expressways: 
From Fukuoka, AH1 takes the
Camellia Line ferry to Busan, South Korea. The Japan–Korea Undersea Tunnel has been proposed to provide a fixed crossing.
South Korea [ edit ]
The section in South Korea mainly follows the
Gyeongbu Expressway. The Highway Boundary of South and North Korea.
North Korea [ edit ]
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region [ edit ]
Vietnam [ edit ]
Cambodia [ edit ]
Thailand [ edit ]
Thai Myanmar Friendshipbridge
Myanmar [ edit ]
Bangladesh [ edit ]
Durgapur Expressway as part of AH1
Pakistan [ edit ]
Afghanistan [ edit ]
Connection to E80 [ edit ]
E80 across southern Europe and Turkey
The route AH1 is also marked as
in Turkey. The E80 continues in the E-road network from the border station at Kapitan Andreevo/Kapıkule to Sofia in Bulgaria, followed by E80 highways to Niš, Pristina, Dubrovnik, Pescara, Rome, Genoa, Nice, Toulouse, Burgos, Valladolid, Salamanca and finally Lisbon on the Atlantic Ocean.
References [ edit ]
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^ Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2003 Asian Highway Handbook, 2003, page 54
^ Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2003 Asian Highway Handbook, 2003, page 3
^ (in Japanese). アジアハイウェイ標識の設置場所 MLIT . Retrieved . December 5, 2011
^ Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2003 Asian Highway Handbook, 2003, page 54 shows an aerial photo of the Yokohama Aoba Interchange, placing AH1 clearly on the Tomei Expressway rather than the other Tokyo-Nagoya expressway, the Chūō Expressway.