Finnair is one of several European operators to serve Osaka/Kansa. This photo of Airbus A330- 302, OH-LTM (c/n 994), shows the close proximity of taxiway J1 to the Sky View Observation Hall. (Sebastian Schmitz)

Osaka/Kansai

Photo: Finnair is one of several European operators to serve Osaka/Kansa. This photo of Airbus A330- 302, OH-LTM (c/n 994), shows the close proximity of taxiway J1 to the Sky View Observation Hall. (Sebastian Schmitz)

 

The Japanese city of Osaka, which lies on the main island of Honshu, is the country’s third largest by population (behind Tokyo and Yokohama) and is a major economic hub. It is served by two airports; the predominantly domestic Itami (also called, somewhat ironically, Osaka International Airport) and Kansai, which opened in September 1994 and sits on an artificial island in Osaka Bay.

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