Tokyo Narita Airport has taken an important step in its efforts to add a third runway and extend operating hours, after gaining clearance for its plans from local authorities. The expansion was approved during a meeting this week between the Narita International Airport Corp. (NAA), the central government, the Chiba prefecture, and local municipalities, according to Japanese media reports. NAA’s latest expansion plans have been under discussion with local groups since at least 2016. ...

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