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JAPAN. Osaka airport closed until September 5.

JAPAN. Osaka airport closed until September 5.

Typhoon Jebi made landfall east of Kobe in Hyogo prefecture on Tuesday, September 4. Osaka’s Kansai International Airport, which provides service to Kyoto and Kobe, suspended operations on Tuesday and will remain closed until at least the evening (local time) of Wednesday, September 5. One of its two main runways was flooded, along with the basement of Terminal 1 and several other cargo and service facilities. Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport has resumed services, though it is experiencing some delays as of September 5. Residual flight delays and cancelations are likely in the coming days.

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September 2018