Kansai Airport Typhoon Update

Regular operations resumed at Kansai Airport on September 21.

Osaka's Kansai Airport was badly hit by typhoon #21 on September 4, as a storm surge flooded large parts of the man-made island on which the airport is located. Furthermore, a tanker ship crashed into and damaged the bridge which connects the airport with the mainland, impacting traffic to the airport.


Regular operations resumed on September 21.


Rail service to Kansai Airport resumed on September 18, and the bridge reopened to regular cars and rental cars on October 6.