Airport Initiatives and a Request to Visitors to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus
Below is an overview of the initiatives being taken at the airport and a request to visitors to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. We are making every effort to prevent the spread of the virus to ensure the safety of visitors and staff alike. When coming to the airport, please make sure to wear a mask. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Initiatives at the Airport
1 Measures to Prevent Infection Among Passengers and Staff
Airport staff members wear masks and gloves, and measures to prevent the droplet infection of the coronavirus, such as placing clear plastic curtains, have been taken at counters and other locations.
2 Health Screening
Thermographic cameras have been placed at the security checkpoints for domestic flights to check the body temperature of everyone using the airport.
3 Disinfection and Cleaning
We disinfect and clean areas such as counters, security checkpoints, and escalators, and have placed hand sanitizer and increased ventilation in the buildings.
4 Social Distancing
We have implemented social distancing measures (such as ensuring there is space between people in lines and seats) at security checkpoints, boarding areas, and other locations.
5 Announcements and Posters
We are taking measures such as placing posters about preventing infection in the terminals and posting on our official social media pages to ask that everyone coming to the airport make sure to wear a mask
Click here for the official Facebook page of the Kansai International Airport.
Click here for the official Instagram page of the Kansai Airports.
Click here for the official Twitter page of the Kansai Airports.
6 Other Initiatives
Other measures we have taken to prevent infection include closing prayer rooms, turning off hand dryers in restrooms, and suspending free food samples at gift shops.
Also, many eating establishments have begun to offer takeout.
Hand dryers have been turned off
Measures on Aircraft
Aircraft are designed to ventilate the air every 2–3 minutes.
For details on measures taken by individual airlines’, please visit their websites.
Measures on Trains, Buses, and Ships
Staff are required to wear masks and wash hands, and trains, buses, and ships are thoroughly ventilated.
For details on measures taken by individual companies, please visit their websites.
We are working with businesses at the airports and relevant agencies such as the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to prevent the spread of the virus.
Request to Visitors
We ask that everyone coming to the airport please make sure to wear a mask. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.