March 03, 2011

"Because of regulations. Japan has the highest landing fees inthe world"



"Japan has consistently been left off the top-10 international-airports list, which is dominated by Asian gateways. Because of regulations, Japan has the highest landing fees in the world: It costs 770,000 yen, or about $9,400, to land a Boeing 747-400 at Narita, compared with 70,000 yen at Heathrow Airport in London."





Source: WSJ: Japan Offers Long-Awaited Alternative To Narita
By MARIKO SANCHANTA
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Kana Inagaki contributed to this article.
http://e.nikkei.com/e/fr/tnks/Nni20101021D20NY130.htm

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