Tokyo Airport

Tokyo International Airport is one of two busy airports that serve the city.  Also known as Haneda Airport it is the hub for almost all of the domestic flights that come in and out of the city. Able to process upwards of 90 million travellers per year it is one of the busiest airports in Asia. Opened in 1931, when construction was completed it was the largest working civil airport in Japan.


With a specialised VIP terminal complete with secure parking for two private aircrafts it is a common port of call for state visits by politicians and royalty from all over the world, as well as being used by Japan’s own aircraft Air Force One. The airport also houses a base belonging to the Japanese Coast Guard which is utilised by the forces special rescue team.


The airport has three terminals with terminals 1 and 2, the domestic terminals connected by an underground walkway. The smaller international terminal, terminal 3 is connected to the two domestic terminals by a shuttle which runs every five minutes to ensure that passengers make the connecting flights on time.

Getting to and From the Airport

There are two dedicated monorail stations at the airport which provide regular links to Tokyo’s main rail stations. There are also regular bus services as well as taxis, limousines and local car hire services available for travellers to use whatever their transport needs or budget. Car Hire Tokyo Airport is a great choice for exploring the area upon arrival; it is a much more cost effective way of getting around the area than by public transport alone, giving you the freedom to move around the area when you choose. By using the website you can compare prices and book your hire car online.

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