31-Dec-2009 12:05 PM

Narita's Four Parties Conference agrees to increase slot capacity to 300,000

A conference of four parties on Narita Airport, comprising of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT), Chiba Prefecture, a group of nine local governments and the Tokyo Narita International Airport Corporation, approved MLITT’s proposed operational changes to increase the number of annual landings and take-offs to 300,000 (Nikkan Koku, 28-Dec-2009).  According to the plan, slots will be increased to 250,000 in FY2011, 270,000 in FY2012 and 300,000 in FY2014.