Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan
Kansai International Airport
Kansai International Airport is situated on a manmade island in the middle of Osaka Bay in Japan. Nippon Cargo Airlines Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Peach, all utilize the airport as an international hub. The airport first opened its doors in 1994 and in 2010 the airport handled 14 million passengers. The airport is an Asian hub with weekly fights consisting of 35 North America flights, 66 Middle East and Europe fights, and 499 Asia flights.
The airport is a modern airport that offers a relaxed atmosphere with optimal services and facilities which include airport information desks, baggage storage, coin lockers, porter service, baggage delivery service, tourist information centre, international passenger customs, mobile phone rentals, borrowing wheelchairs and strollers, ATMs, currency exchange, CIQ PR room, International telephone service, group check-in counter and a prayer room. For business travellers the airport features a business centre and coin operated photo booths as well as wireless access points and internet terminals. Families travelling with children are provided with baby chairs, diaper changing tables, multipurpose tables, children’s seats, change boards, changing rooms, powder rooms and an emergency notification system. Other useful services include a pet hotel, battery chargers, meeting points, a dental clinic, a doctor’s clinic and a post office, as well as, a smoking room VIP rooms, refreshment facilities, showers, airline lounges and an airport lounge.
The Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport is located on-site and is just a short walking distance from the Passenger Terminal and airport station and offers superb accommodations for travellers which include large, comfortable rooms and a variety of restaurants as well as free wireless Internet.
For young travellers the airport features a KIX Kids’ Room which provides a bright and fun atmosphere and a Kids Play Area and Nursing Rooms. The airport is designed to be kid friendly with many ways for children to enjoy their time at the airport.
The airport features beautiful art throughout the terminals, a climate controlled atmosphere, and a variety of retail shops for travellers to shop and enjoy the time while they wait for their flight to depart.
Airport Parking and Transfers
The airport features two six story parking structures called P1 and P2 that offers both short and long term parking as well as parking spaces for motorcycles and for disabled users.
Guests to the Kansai International Airport enjoy a number of ground transportation options that include rental cars, taxis, high speed ferrys, buses, trains and Kansai transport networks.