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The Tokyo International Airport (东京 国际 空港Tōkyō Kokusai Kuko, dt "International Tokyo airport ."; Engl Tokyo International Airport ) is an international airport in Tokyo and is considered by the Japanese legislation as first class airport. It is usually as Haneda Airport (羽 田 空港, Haneda Kuko ) denotes what is also the name of the airport district in Ōta. The IATA airport code and ICAO airport is HND code RJTT. 2010 Haneda was used by 64 million passengers and thus considered to be the fifth largest airport in the world ( Atlanta, Chicago -O'Hare, Beijing and London -Heathrow).

International air traffic is handled primarily to Tokyo since 1978 on the Narita International Airport in Narita.


The airport was opened on 25 August 1931 as the Tokyo airport. After the defeat of the Japanese in World War II in the Pacific, the airport was renamed in September 1945 at Haneda AFB by the Americans as an occupying power in Japan. 1955 a new airport main building was opened.

In time for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 1964, the airport was connected by monorail to the city center. After opening of the airport Narita in 1978 all international flights were moved to Narita, except for the operated by China Airlines' flight to Taiwan.

1984 began with the expansion of Haneda; so 1988, the new start and runway A ( 3000 meters) in 1993, the new West Terminal (Terminal 1) was put into operation, opened with a then projected passenger numbers from 40 million per year and 1997, the new airstrip C (3000 meters ) put into operation. A year later, in 1998, a second rail link with the Keihin kyuko ( Keikyu ), which also offers connections to Yokohama created. In 2000, they took the new start and runway B ( 2500 meters) in operation.

2002 also published his China Airlines international flights to Narita, which meant that Haneda was henceforth used only in the domestic Japanese market. But the international traffic with charter flights to Gimpo / Seoul (South Korea) in 2003 was resumed.

On 1 December 2004, the commissioning of the new terminal East (Terminal 2 ) and 2010, the commissioning of the new airstrip D and the new international terminal was. Since then, a few long-haul flights are allowed in the night hours.

Terminal 1 is now operated by Japan Airlines, Japan Transocean Air, Skymark Airlines Skynet Asia Airways; Terminal 2 of All Nippon Airways, Air Nippon, Air Nippon Network and Hokkaido International Airlines ( AirDo ).

International connections are made by Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, China Eastern, Air China, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Thai Airways and British Airways.

Since January 21, 2012 an initially there three times a week, now flown daily connection to Frankfurt from All Nippon Airways with the new aircraft models Boeing 787 and the Boeing 777-200 during the flight ban for the Boeing 787