|Address||1 Senshukukokita, Izumaniso, Izumisano-shi, 549-0001, Japan|
|Telephone||(072) 455 2500|
|Number of terminals||2|
|Time zone||GMT Japan Standard Time: GMT/UTC +9|
|Location||Osaka Kansai International Airport is located 50 km (31 miles) southwest of Osaka.|
|Airport news||The new Terminal 2, opened in October 2012, provides a base for Japanese low-cost carrier Peach Air. Renovations to Terminal 1 are scheduled for completion in 2015. A third terminal is also in the pipeline.|
|Transfer between terminals||The terminals are within walking distance of each other.|
|Driving directions||Road access to the artificial island on which Osaka Kansai International Airport is built is via a dedicated access bridge (with a toll gate on entry). This connects to the Bayshore Route on the Hanshin Expressway, which leads northwards to Osaka.|
|Car rental||Car rental companies at Osaka Kansai International Airport include Japaren, Mazda, Nippon, Nissan, Orix, and Toyota. Car rental desks can be found on the first floor in the north area.|
|Public transport and taxis||Bus: Buses are available to all major hotels in surrounding destinations. Local buses operated by Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise (tel: (072) 461 1374; www.kate.co.jp) depart from International Arrivals at both terminals. Tickets can be purchased from vending machines outside the terminals, and cost about ¥500.|
Shuttle: Shuttle services are available from MK Skygateshuttle (tel: (075) 778 5489; www.mk-group.co.jp) and Yasaka Kanku Shuttles (tel: (075) 803 4800; www.yasaka.jp), which provide transfers from/to Kyoto.
Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the terminals, serving central Osaka (travel time: 50–60 minutes; fare: ¥16,000–20,000) and other destinations.
Rail: The rail network to Osaka Kansai International Airport is served by West Japan Railway Company (tel: (057) 000 2486; www.westjr.co.jp). The limited express Haruka line runs to Kyoto (travel time: 1 hour 15 minutes) and other destinations, while the Kansai rapid service runs to Osaka (travel time: 30 minutes; fare: ¥1,500) and other destinations.
Nankai Railways (tel: (072) 456 6203) has services to Namba (travel time: 43 minutes), Sakai (travel time: 32 minutes), and Izumisano (travel time: 8 minutes).
Ferry: There is a sea ferry route to Kobe and Kobe Airport (tel: (078) 304 0033; www.kobe-access.co.jp). The travel time is 30 minutes, and the fare is ¥1,850. A shuttle bus runs between the terminal building and the ferry terminal.
|Car parking||The two multistory parking garages at Terminal 1 provide direct access to the passenger terminal; there are also two open-air parking lots here. An additional parking lot is directly opposite Terminal 2. Short- and long-term rates are available in the parking lots.|
|Information and help desks||There are numerous information counters in Terminal 1; these can be found on the first, second, and fourth floors. The main information center (tel: (072) 455 2500) is located on the northern side of the second floor. Terminal 2 has an information desk in the main concourse. The Kansai Tourist Information Center is located on the first floor of Terminal 1 (tel: (072) 456 6025).|
|Airport Facilities||Money: Various ATMs and several bureaux de change are available in both terminals. A full-service bank can be found on the second floor of Terminal 1.|
Communications: There is a post office on the second floor of Terminal 1. Wireless internet is available for free, and there are multiple @Stations offering 24-hour Internet access. Mobile phone rental is available from a number of locations in Terminal 1.
Food: There are many cafés, bars, and restaurants at Osaka Kansai International Airport, serving both Japanese and Western fare. The majority of these options are in Terminal 1, but Terminal 2 has a small selection of restaurants and cafés.
Shopping: There are news agents and a wide variety of shops at Osaka Kansai International Airport, including duty-free outlets, designer boutiques, electronics retailers, and gift shops.
Luggage: A porter service (tel: (072) 455 3450) operates in Terminal 1. Left-luggage and luggage delivery facilities are also available in Terminal 1. There are lockers in both terminals. Call the general airport information line (tel: (072) 455 2500) for general inquiries regarding lost items.
Other facilities: A medical clinic (tel: (072) 456 7185) can deal with minor emergencies and ailments; the airport also has numerous AEDs (defibrillators). A dentist (tel: (072) 456 8601) is located on the third floor of the Aeroplaza, a few minutes from the terminal building. Additional facilities include a prayer room, nurseries, children’s rooms, showers, and changing rooms.
|Conference and business facilities||There is a business center (tel: (072) 456 7151) on the fourth floor of Terminal 1 providing telephone, fax, and Internet facilities, as well as a meeting room, PC rental, and secretarial services. The on-site Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport (tel: (072) 455 1111; www.nikkokix.com) has a fully equipped business center and conference facilities for up to 500 attendees.|
|Disabled facilities||Osaka Kansai International Airport has accessible toilets, elevators between floors, and 60 dedicated parking spaces in the multistory parking structures. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel. For visually impaired travelers, there are Braille blocks between the train platforms and at the bus stops and the central information counters on each floor.|
|Airport hotels||There is only one hotel at Osaka Kansai International Airport, which is connected directly to Terminal 1. There are various other hotels located nearby. A reservation counter can be found in the arrivals area of Terminal 1.|
Bellevue Garden Hotel
Bellevue Garden Hotel is located close to Osaka Kansai International Airport, just across the bridge on the mainland. The hotel provides high-speed Internet and on-site dining facilities.
Izumisano City, 3-3-34 Ichibanishi
Tel: (072) 469 1112.
Star Gate Tower Hotel
One of the more economical options near the airport, Star Gate Tower Hotel has a range of accommodation options as well as banqueting and conference facilities. The hotel has no less than six restaurants offering various cuisines.
Izumisano City, 1 Rinkuorai-kita
Tel: (072) 460 1111.
Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport
The only hotel on the airport island, Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport is connected directly to Terminal 1. This luxury hotel has a fully equipped business center and conference facilities for up to 500 attendees.
Izumisano-shi, 1 Senshu-kuko kita
Tel: (072) 455 1111.
Kansai Airport Washington Hotel
Just across the water from the airport, this three-star hotel offers rooms with views across the bay and operates a regular shuttle service. The restaurant serves a mix of Japanese and international food, and meeting rooms are available.
Izumisano-shi, 1-7 Rinku Orai-kita
Tel: (072) 461 2222
|Full airport name||Osaka Kansai International Airport|
|State or province||Japan|