Kansai Airport Guide (KIX)
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Kansai International Airport (KIX) is located 24 miles southwest of Osaka, Japan. KIX is built on an artificial island and opened in 1994.
Transfer between Terminals
Kansai International Airport consists of two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is home to an automated people mover system called “Wing Shuttle” which transports passengers throughout Terminal 1. Terminal 2 is a low-cost carrier terminal. Free shuttle buses travel between the two terminals. Shuttle also connect Terminal 2 and the railway and ferry stations.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Kansai Airport Washington Hotel, 1-7 Rinkuorai Kita, Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture 598-8522, Japan, This hotel is within walking distance of the airport and features free parking, on-site dining, and a fitness center. Hotel Nikko Kansai Hotel, 1 Senshu-kuko kita, Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture 549-0001, Japan, This hotel offers an airport shuttle service, free parking, and on-site dining.
Transport into Town
Rail: JR West operates the Haruka train which travels from Kansai Airport Station to Kyoto Station. JR West also operates a train from the airport to Osaka, Kyobashi Station. Nankai operates rapi:t train which travels from the airport to Namba Station in Osaka. Ferry: A high-speed ferry service operates between Kobe Airport and KIX.
KIX Airport Lounge is open 24 hours. KIX Refresh Cabin is located in the International Gate Area Center, and is open 7am - 12am. Refresh Square is located in Aeroplaza on the 2nd Floor, and is open 24 hours. United Club Lounge is located in North terminal near Gate 11, and is open from 8am - 12am Monday - Tuesday and Friday - Sunday, and 8am - 9pm Wednesday - Thursday. ANA Lounge has two locations in the Domestic Gate Area and in the International Gate Area. Asuka Lounge is located in International Gate Area; JAL Family Service Lounge is located on the 3rd Floor; KIX Airside Lounge is located in the International Gate Area; Korean Air Lounge is located on the 3rd Floor; Lounge Pacific is located in the International Gate Area; and Royal Orchid Lounge is located in the International Gate Area. KAL Business Class Lounge is located in the North Terminal on the 3rd Floor, and is open from 7:15am - 7:15pm. There are two Sakura Lounges located in the Domestic Gate Area, and in the International Gate Area, South Wings.
Kansai International Airport serves as an international hub for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, and Nippon Cargo Airlines. KIX also serves as a hub for Peach, Japanese first low-cost carrier.
Kansai International Airport offers travelers free wireless internet. KIX hosts a pet hotel, massage spas, and a prayer room.
Kansai International Airport has five parking structures and lots to choose from. P1-P5 parking costs 2,500 yen for 24 hours.
Cheap Flights to Kansai
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