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.