Tokyo's Airports Earn Top Ranking in "On-time Performance" FlightStats study highlights reliability of Haneda and Narita

A new study by travel information company FlightStats ranked Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) and Narita International Airport the world's two most reliable major airports based on flight departure times. The "On-time Performance Report" findings added further momentum to Tokyo 2020's transportation plan, helping validate Tokyo's claims that it will deliver a superb Olympic and Paralympic Games experience through its world-class transport system.

The FlightStats study is an "On-time Performance Report" which compares the on-time performance of scheduled passenger flights (June 2013). The two best performing airports are both in Tokyo, with 95.04 % of flights from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) leaving on-time, and 86.38 % of flights from Narita International Airport leaving on-time. In addition, according to the report, "Tokyo's Haneda maintained its top spot among the world's busiest airports."

The Top 8 Major International Airports
1. Tokyo (HND)
2. Tokyo (NRT)
3. Amsterdam (AMS)
4. Munich (MUC)
5. Seattle (SEA)
6. Minneapolis (MSP)
7. Toronto (YYZ)
8. Phoenix (PHX)

Tokyo 2020 CEO Masato Mizuno said: "Having the world's two best airports right here in our city is the perfect endorsement of why Tokyo can promise to deliver a fantastic and efficient Games. We will offer a stress-free experience in the best conditions for all Olympic Family members, athletes, and spectators in the renowned tradition of Japanese hospitality: 'omotenashi'. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be a dynamic celebration in the heart of the world's most forward-thinking city."

FlightStats' Airport On-time Performance Report(Open in a new window)
Tokyo 2020 emblem on the aircraft

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Haneda's terminal

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