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There have been 2.5 million passengers taking worldwide flights involving Japanese airports in 2021, which was 15% of the overall of 16.7 million in 2020.

Earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic started, the variety of passengers arriving from or departing for worldwide flights in Japan had been rising, partially because of the regular improve in international vacationers. In 2019, this quantity, which incorporates these making transfers, reached a document excessive of 103.3 million. In 2021 although, the determine had dropped to 2.5 million or simply 2.4% of that. Against this, the quantity of worldwide freight passing by means of Japanese airports in 2021 noticed a year-on-year improve of 26.6% to 4.0 million tons.

By airport in 2021, Narita accounted for probably the most worldwide flight passengers with 58.2%, adopted by Haneda with 29.0%, Kansai with 10.1%, and Chūbu with 1.7%. Previous to the pandemic, Kansai had the second highest variety of worldwide passengers, however as many of those had been vacationers, the large drop in tourism meant a diminished share in contrast with Narita and Haneda.

Narita had the very best share of worldwide freight at 64.7%, in contrast with 20.1% for Kansai, and 10.8% for Haneda.

The chart under exhibits the highest 10 airports for complete passenger visitors in 2021, combining home and worldwide figures. Haneda had the very best quantity of visitors with 26.6 million, averaging 72,000 passengers a day.

(Translated from Japanese. Banner picture © Pixta)

Narita Airport