Kansai International Airport – Navigation restriction under heavy weather

1 February 2019 No.1012

Japan Coast Guard issued Notice on new navigation restriction rule under heavy weather for vessels navigating waters around Kansai International Airport. The main provisions of the rules are as follows:


  1. Inception

31 January 2019


  1. Range and Period

Within the range from 3nm (about 5.5 kilo meters) of Kansai International Airport under heavy weather for the period which to be set in view of forecast information as a wind storm warning


  1. Vessel

All vessels excluding those which are approved by Director General of Japan Coast Guard to navigate to prevent risks of marine traffic in the case of emergency


  1. Penalties
Up to three months’ imprisonment or up to JPY300,000 fine