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Narita International Airport

Narita International Airport (IATA code: NRT) is also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, and is international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan.

NRT handles about 50% of the country's international passenger traffic, and follows Haneda Airport as Japan's second busiest international airport.

Narita International Airport serves as the main hub of Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways. It is also a hub for low-cost carrier Jetstar Japan, Peach and Vanilla Air.


The airport is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of central Tokyo. The airport is in the Chiba Prefecture, near the border between the city of Narita and the town of Shibayama.


Facilities Include:

Currency Exchange and Banking: Facilities available throughout the airport. ATMs are also available throughout the terminals.

Showers and Nap Rooms: In Terminal 1 and 2 there are nap and shower facilities available.

WiFi: Available to purchase. Wi-Fi rental counters, as well as SIM-card sales counters, are only available before departure passport control.

Postal Services: There are postal drop-boxes within Terminal 1 and 2.

Additional: Other facilties include smoking areas, nursing pods, and children's play rooms.

Lounges Include:

Airline Lounges

American Airlines Admirals Club: Located in Terminal 2, Airside, one floor below departure level, and open 7:30AM – 9:00PM. Access free for American Airlines Admirals Club members. Complimentary services include drinks, alcoholic drinks, snacks, showers, television, WiFi, workstations.

Delta Sky Club: Located in Terminal 1, Airside, and open 8:00AM – 9:00PM. Access free for Delta Sky Club members. Complimentary services include drinks, alcoholic drinks, snacks, showers, television, WiFi, workstations, fax/photocopiers, and personalised travel assistance.

KAL Business Lounge: Located Terminal 1, Airside, third floor, and open 7:35AM – 8:50PM. Complimentary services include drinks, alcoholic drinks, snacks, WiFi, newspapers.

Qantas Club: Located in Terminal 2, Airside, level 2, and open 8:30AM – 9:30PM. Free access for Qantas Club members. Complimentary services include drinks, alcoholic drinks, snacks, showers, television, WiFi, workstations.

United Club: Located Terminal 1, Airside, and open 7:30AM – 8:30PM. Free access for United Club members. Complimentary services include drinks, alcoholic drinks, snacks, showers, television, newspapers, magazines, conference facilities, WiFi, workstations.

Additional Pay-To-Use Lounges

Narita TraveLounge: A pay-to-enter lounge, located in Terminal 1, in the Central Building, on the third floor. The lounge is open 6.30am-9.30pm and complimentary services include coffee, drinks, newspapers and magazines, charging ports, flight information, telephone booth. For an additional fee passengers can enjoy meals (sandwich, curry, noodles, dessert etc), and alcohol.

Traveler's Lounge: A pay-to-enter lounge, located in Terminal 2, Main Building, on the fourth floor. The lounge is open 8 am-8pm and complimentary services inclue water, coffee, newspapers and magazines, reclining seats, and flight monitors.

TEI Lounge: A pay-to-enter lounge, located in Terminal 1, in the Central Building, on the fifth floor. The lounge is open 7am-9pm and complimentary services inlcude newspapers & magazines, charging ports, soft drinks and water and and Wi-Fi. For an additional fee passengers can enjoy fax and printing services, alcoholic beverages and a winter clothing holding service.

Book Lounge Passes for Narita International Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Tokyo Narita Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for the IASS Executive Lounges in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.


Narita has two runways: A and B. Runway A is 4,000m long and 60m wide, and handles about 135,000 flights a year. Runway B is 2,500m long and 60m wide, and handles about 65,000 flights a year.


Narita International Airport features two passenger terminals and has aligned the construction of its terminals around the three major international airline alliances. SkyTeam carriers use the North Wing of Terminal 1, Star Alliance carriers use the South Wing of Terminal 1, and Oneworld carriers use Terminal 2.

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is divided into a North Wing, Central Building, and a South Wing and has a satellite design, with the Central Building in the middle.

The first floor houses the international arrival lobby and domestic check-in counters. The second floor serves inbound passport control. The third is used for outbound passport control.

Most of the terminal's shops and restaurants are also located on the fourth floor of the Central Building; the fifth floor also features an observation deck as well as additional restaurants and shops.

The North Wing has served as an alliance hub for SkyTeam since 2007. Aircalin, Hawaiian Airlines, Jin Air, and Etihad Airways are the only scheduled non-SkyTeam carriers operating from the North Wing.

The South Wing is a terminal for Star Alliance carriers and all Star Alliance members use this wing, along with non-members Air Busan, MIAT, Uzbekistan Airways.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 is divided into a main building and satellite, connected by the Terminal 2 Shuttle System.

Japan Airlines is currently the main operator in T2. The terminal also serves as a hub for all oneworld alliance carriers. Other airlines also use the terminal, including SkyTeam carriers China Airlines and China Eastern Airlines, as well as Star Alliance carrier Air India. Oneworld Connect partner Fiji Airways and other non-affiliated carriers also use the terminal, including Air Macau, Air Niugini, Eastar Jet, Emirates, Pakistan International Airlines, Philippine Airlines and Scoot.

Terminal 3

This terminal opened in 2015 and is dedicated to low-cost carriers, including Jetstar Japan and Vanilla Air.

Airlines that fly to Narita International Airport

Airlines that use Narita as a Hub

Airline Destinations
All Nippon Airways Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Brussels, Chengdu, Chennai (begins 27 October 2019), Chicago–O'Hare, Dalian, Delhi, Düsseldorf, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hiroshima, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Houston-Intercontinental, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta, Komatsu, Kuala Lumpur–International, Los Angeles, Nagoya–Centrair, Manila, Mexico City, Mumbai, Naha, New York–JFK, Niigata, Osaka–Itami, Perth (begins 1 September 2019), Phnom Penh, Qingdao, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), Sapporo–Chitose, Seattle/Tacoma, Sendai, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Singapore, Taipei–Taoyuan, Vladivostok, Washington–Dulles, Wuhan, Xiamen, Yangon
Japan Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Bengaluru (begins 31 March 2020), Boston, Busan, Chicago–O'Hare, Dalian, Dallas/Fort Worth, Delhi, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Guam, Hanoi, Helsinki, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta, Kailua–Kona, Kaohsiung, Kuala Lumpur–International, Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne, Moscow–Domodedovo, Nagoya–Centrair, New York–JFK, Osaka–Itami, San Diego, Sapporo–Chitose, Seattle/Tacoma, Shanghai–Pudong, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei–Taoyuan, Vancouver, Vladivostok
Jetstar Japan Fukuoka, Hong Kong, Kagoshima, Kōchi, Kumamoto, Manila, Matsuyama, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Naha, Ōita, Osaka–Kansai, Sapporo–Chitose, Shanghai–Pudong, Shimojishima, Shonai, Taipei–Taoyuan, Takamatsu
Peach Amami Oshima, Fukuoka, Ishigaki, Kaohsiung, Naha, Osaka–Kansai, Sapporo–Chitose, Taipei–Taoyuan
Spring Airlines Japan Chongqing, Harbin, Hiroshima, Ningbo, Osaka–Kansai, Saga, Sapporo–Chitose, Tianjin, Wuhan

Other Airlines

Airline Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Air Busan Busan, Guam
Air Canada Montréal–Trudeau, Vancouver
Seasonal: Calgary, Toronto–Pearson
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Xining
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Air France Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Xining
Air India Delhi
Air Macau Macau
Air New Zealand Auckland
Air Niugini Seasonal: Port Moresby
Air Seoul Seoul–Incheon
Air Tahiti Nui Papeete
AirAsia X Kuala Lumpur–International
Aircalin Nouméa
Alitalia Milan–Malpensa, Rome–Fiumicino
American Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines Seoul–Incheon
Aurora Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Aurora Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Austrian Airlines Vienna
British Airways London–Heathrow
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong, Taipei–Taoyuan
Cebu Pacific Cebu, Clark, Manila
China Airlines Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Nanjing, Shanghai–Pudong, Xi'an
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Changsha, Dalian, Harbin, Shenyang, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
Delta Air Lines Atlanta, Detroit, Honolulu, Manila, Portland (OR), Seattle/Tacoma,
Druk Air Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Paro
Eastar Jet Cairo
El Al/td> Tel Aviv (begins 12 March 2020)
Emirates Dubai–International
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Seoul-Incheon
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
EVA Air Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan
Fiji Airways Nadi
Finnair Helsinki
Garuda Indonesia Denpasar/Bali
Hainan Airlines Xi'an
Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu
Finnair Helsinki
Hong Kong Express Hong Kong
Iberia Madrid
Ibex Airlines Hiroshima, Komatsu, Sendai
Jeju Air Busan, Daegu, Guam, Muan, Seoul–Incheon
Jin Air Seoul–Incheon
KLM Amsterdam
Korean Air Busan, Honolulu, Jeju, Seoul–Incheon
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin
Malaysia Airlines Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur–International
Mandarin Airlines Taichung
MIAT Mongolian Airlines Ulaanbaatar
NokScoot Bangkok–Don Mueang
Pakistan International Airlines Beijing–Capital, Islamabad
Philippine Airlines Cebu, Manila
Qantas Doha
Qatar Airways Helsinki
Royal Brunei Airlines Bandar Seri Begawan
S7 Airlines Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Novosibirsk, Vladivostok
SCAT Airlines Nur-Sultan
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen
Scoot Bangkok–Don Mueang, Singapore, Taipei–Taoyuan
Shenzhen Airlines Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu
Singapore Airlines Los Angeles, Singapore
SriLankan Airlines Colombo, Malé
Swiss International Air Lines Zurich
Thai AirAsia X Bangkok–Don Mueang
Thai Airways Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang
Tigerair Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
T'way Airlines Daegu, Jeju, Seoul–Incheon
United Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Denver, Guam, Honolulu, Houston–Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent
VietJet Air Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
VietJet Air Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Top Destinations

Busiest International Destinations (2018)

Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 Helsinki 348,259 Finnair, Japan Airlines
2 Paris–Charles de Gaulle 286,345 Air France
3 Amsterdam 251,852 KLM
4 Rome–Fiumicino 196,884 Alitalia
5 Zurich 144,410 Swiss International Air Lines

How to get to Narita International Airport

By Train

Narita Express runs from the airport via the Narita and Sōbu lines to Tokyo Station. The non-stop service takes 55 min from the airport to get to Tokyo and a single trip to central Tokyo costs ¥3,020; a trip to further stops can costs up to ¥4,620. Note that all seating is reserved.

By Bus

There are regular bus services to the Tokyo City Air Terminal, taking approx 55 minutes, stopping at major hotels and railway stations in the Greater Tokyo Area. There can be severe delays due to traffic. There is also overnight bus services to Kyoto and Osaka.

By Taxi

There is a fixed rate taxi service that can easily take you to top destinations, including Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Yokosuka, and Miura for 14,000 yen – 40,300 yen (expressway tolls 2,250 yen – 2,850 yen not included). Taxi's are operated by Narita International Airport Taxi Council Members.