Japan's Tokyo Haneda Airport's new 160,000sqm international passenger terminal is due to commence operation on 21-Oct-2010, along with the launch of an additional runway (Yomiuri Shimbun/Kyodo News, 03-Aug-2010). The five-storey building contains 74 retail outlets and restaurants in areas accessible to all visitors and 31 stores in the security area for passengers who have completed embarkation procedures. Construction of the terminal commenced in May-2008 and was completed at the end of Jul-2010. Japan Airport Terminal Co forecasts 7 million passengers will use the terminal p/a. Keihin Electric Express Railway Co and Tokyo Monorail Co will transport passengers to a new station to be located near the terminal. The terminal is scheduled to service routes to the US, Europe and Asia.
3-Aug-2010 10:32 AM