Osaka Kansai (KIX) Airport
Osaka Kansai KIX Airport Overview
KIX Airport is located on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, off-shore of the cities of Sennan and Izumisano and the town of Tajiri, and 50 km from the city center of Osaka--all situated within the Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Kansai International Airport is connected only by the Sky Gate Bridge R, which has on the lower level the railroad tracks used by JR West and Nankai Electric, and on the upper level the road leading to Tinku Town and the mainland.
With two very long runways, and serving nearly 14 million passengers yearly, Kansai Airport is international hub for All Nippon Airways & Japan Airlines, and for low-cost carrier Peach, and is served by international airlines offering year-round and seasonal direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
The on-Airport 'Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport' (tel. +81 (0)72-455-1111) shares levels 1 & 2 with the Aeroplaza, and has on the 11th floor a restaurant. It is only a 3-minute walk from the passenger terminal and the Airport Station.
Kansai Airport has two terminals - T1 & T2, and the Aeroplaza.
Current and future Airport developments: Plans are being finalized during fiscal year 2014-15 for new a new Terminal 3 (adjacent to Terminal 2) for low-cost airlines; constuction is to start fiscal year 2015-16, and terminal completion is presently scheduled for March 2017. The expandable design allows for both narrow- and wide-body aircraft.
Senshu-Kuko Kita, Izumisano-shi
- Website for Osaka Kansai: http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/index.asp
- Contact: http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/contact/index.html
- Phone: +81 72 455 2500