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Kansai International Airport

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Name Kansai International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Japan JP.gif
Location Osaka Bay, Osaka Prefecture
Serving Greater Osaka area
Elevation 5.182 m
17 ft5.182 m
Coordinates 34° 25' 50.16" N, 135° 13' 48.92" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 3500 m11,482.94 ft
61 m200.131 ft
ASP no/no

Observation RJBB 162000Z AUTO 28018KT 9999 FEW040 BKN047 08/01 Q1009 NOSIG
Station Kansai International Airport
Date/Time 16 February 2020 20:00:00
Wind direction 280°
Wind speed 18 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 8°C
Dew point 1°C
Humidity 61%
QNH 1009 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Kansai International Airport is an international airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay, 38 km20.518 nm
38,000 m
124,671.916 ft
southwest of Ōsaka Station, off the shore of the cities of Sennan and Izumisano and the town of Tajiri in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It should not be confused with Osaka International Airport, which is closer to the city and now handles only domestic flights.


Humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa).



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of RJBB

  • B763 / B763, Kansai Japan, 2007 (On 20 October 2007, at night, a Boeing 767-300 operated by Air Canada was taxiing for Runway 24L at Kansai International Airport for take-off. Meanwhile, another Boeing 767-300, operated by Japan Airlines, had been given landing clearance and was on approach to the same runway. After an incorrect readback, the Air Canada B767 entered the runway to line up. As a consequence of the runway incursion, the B767 on approach executed a go-around on the instructions of air traffic control.)