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Saga Airport Leads Nation in Bird Strikes

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport released statistics for the bird strike ratio for Japanese airports. The ratio is based on the number of strikes per 10,000 takeoffs/landings. Saga Airport had the highest ratio with a score of 44.4. It is the second year in a row the airport has had the highest nationwide ratio. Meanwhile, Fukuoka Airport was fourth nationwide out of a total of 80 airports. The new Kitakyushu airport ranked 15th.

Published: Mar 12, 2009 / Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009

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