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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is located on a man-made island in Osaka Bay. It was opened to relieve Osaka Airport on the mainland. It's just off the coast of Izumisano, and about 24 miles (38km) from central Osaka. The complex has a lot going on – its own power station, water purification plant, a base for the Japanese Coast Guard and a large international post office.

The airport is spacious and well-designed with plenty of restaurants and shops, lounges, kids’ play areas and massage booths. Although on an island, there are several public transport options for getting to the mainland.

As one of the highest-rated airports in the world, Osaka Kansai Airport is unlikely to disappoint. Most of the flights to Osaka Kansai Airport are regional though, with busy routes to Beijing, Taipei, Bangkok, Tokyo, and other Asian cities.

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Interesting information about Kansai

Avg temperature for this monthKansai75 °FSource: World Weather Online
Avg rainfall for this month inKansai7.13 inSource: World Weather Online
Foreign-exchange rate inKansai¥10.00 = $0.09Source: Open Exchange Rates
Airlines flying toKansaiAir Asia X, All Nippon Airways and LAN Airlines
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More useful information about Kansai

  • There are plenty of temples, shrines, and museums to explore filled with Japan’s history and culture.
  • The peak seasons are when the Japanese are on holiday: New Year’s, Golden Week, and the Obon Festival.
  • After your direct flight to Japan, take a tour of Ryoanji Temple which houses a famous Zen garden.
  • Your last minute flight to Japan will land you in the middle of modern culture and technology at its best.
  • One way flights to Japan can land at Tokyo Haneda Airport or Fukuoka Airport.
  • Take a trip to Hiroshima and visit the Peace Memorial Park.
  • The end of August through September is typhoon season in Japan.
  • Japan has the world’s most efficient train service from the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) to steam locomotives.

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Loaf of white bread $1.55
3 bedroom apartment downtown $1132.98
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3 bedroom apartment in the suburbs $939.80
Small bottle of water (0.33 liter) $0.91
3 course meal for 2 $34.26
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