Opened in 1994, Kansai International Airport is a world-class international airport operating 24 hours a day and positioned as Japan's western gateway. In the summer of 2019, a new record was set with 1,409 flights per week*1 to 73 cities around the world. Offering an extensive international network, Kansai International Airport is one of the major pillars supporting Japanese industry and international distribution.
With a network of 312 regular container services per month, the Port of Osaka is connected with leading ports around the world including North America, Australia, Asia, and about 2.1 million containers are handled at the container terminals in Yumeshima and Sakishima.In particular, an extensive container service network is established with ports in Asia including Southeast Asia and China. Among them, Shanghai, which takes up 20% of the Port of Osaka’s trades, shows a major presence, and there are 80 services per month between two ports. The Port of Osaka, serving as the gateway in Western Japan, delivers daily necessities and clothes and other products essential for people’s lives and industries in the hinterland.*2
*1 Kansai Airports “Number of flights by airline at Kansai International Airport”
*2 Port ＆ Harbor Bureau, City of Osaka “PORT of OSAKA 2021”