• SHARE

The transport ministry plans to ask local governments to shoulder more of the costs of building and expanding airports, according to an interim policy report presented to an advisory panel Friday.

The report on airport policies beginning with fiscal 2003 indicates the ministry wants to ask the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other local concerns to share the costs of building a fourth runway at Tokyo’s Haneda airport.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW