National Airports Set to Increase User Fees, Public Comments Sought

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism & Japan Tourism Agency

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has commenced a public comment period for the proposed increase in usage fees at nationally managed airports. The period lasts until January 24, 2024.

In order to support the improved treatment of security personnel and the introduction of advanced inspection equipment such as smart lanes, the ministry plans to raise the security charge at nationally managed airports to 250 JPY.

Furthermore, the ministry intends to continue certain current landing fee reductions at these airports and also plans to extend the existing discount measures for facility usage fees for flights to and from Okinawa, which include domestic flights and international cargo flights.

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