Japan's Tokyo Narita International Airport stated approximately 1.08 million passengers are expected to use the airport during Japan’s Golden Week holidays (24-Apr-2010 to 09-May-2010), a 5% year-on-year increase (Kyodo News, 18-Apr-2010). The airport stated an estimated 46,200 passengers will depart from the airport on 29-Apr-2010, with approximately 50,100 to return on 05-May-2010. The most popular destinations include Guam and Hawaii, as well as European countries (subject to flight cancellations).
Tokyo Narita expecting 1.1 million passengers over Japan’s Golden Week
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