a The Transit Lounge: Hallelujah Haneda

Back in the Day: I had a quarter life crisis, headed to Osaka, Japan for the unknown–only to discover that a passport plane ride are not necessarily a ticket to escape. Some Years Later: Settled back in Oz, the man of my dreams ended up in Tokyo for work–which is how a passport and plane ride showed me home is where the heart is. And Now: Well as luck would have it, we are about to embark on Japan Mark 3, with a baby in tow and another on the way...

Friday, July 16

Hallelujah Haneda

Photo courtesy of JAXA/Weekender Magazine

Finally Tokyo is moving into the 21st century and getting itself an airport that take international AND domestic flights. Yes folk, up until now, Narita has been servicing the international flights while Haneda has taken care of the domestic side of things. In fact, most major cities in Japan control flights in this way (Osaka has Kansai International and Itami, which is technically in Hyogo prefecture, for local traffic).

Read more: Open Skies at Haneda by Stephen Parker.

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Seppo! said...

yah!!! Haneda is much closer to my house than Narita!

8:18 am

 

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