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Kansai International Airport

Kansai International Airport (関西国際空港 Kansai Kokusai Kūkō) (IATA: KIXICAO: RJBB) is a Japanese airport in Osaka. It is an international airport for the region.

The airport is on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, 38 km (24 mi) southwest of Ōsaka Station.

It opened 4 September 1994, and the gross area is 1,068ha. This airport has two runways. One is 3500m×60m, and the other is 4000×60m. In 2011, the total number of passengers was 13,651,184 (9,902,449 were international and 3,748,735 were domestic), and of landing was 53,899 (38,252 were international and 15,647 were domestic).

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