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Governor to Support Expansion of Airport

Fukuoka Airport will soon reach the limit of its capacity, and there has been a debate about whether to add an additional runway or to build a new airport. The Nishinippon Shimbun reports that Fukuoka Prefecture Gov. Wataru Aso has decided to support the plan calling for expansion of the existing airport, but also recognizes that a new airport may have to be built in the future. He submitted his recommendation to the national government to that effect on the 26th.

Published: Mar 26, 2009 / Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009

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