Japanese Airport’s Second Runway Begins Operations

25 October 2009 (Last Updated October 25th, 2009 18:30)

Narita International Airport (NRT) in Japan has begun operations on its newly extended second runway, which can accommodate more aircraft traffic. The length of runway B was increased from 2,180m to 2,500m allowing larger aircraft such as 747 jumbos to use the runway. The runw

Narita International Airport (NRT) in Japan has begun operations on its newly extended second runway, which can accommodate more aircraft traffic.

The length of runway B was increased from 2,180m to 2,500m allowing larger aircraft such as 747 jumbos to use the runway.

The runway first became operational in April 2002 and the extension work began in September 2006.