The operator of Narita Airport plans to raise user charges for international passengers from September, reflecting recent price hikes and rising labor costs, a source close to the matter said Wednesday.

Under the plan, Narita International Airport will raise the passenger service facility charge by up to ¥330, resulting in a maximum ¥2,460 fee, and the passenger security service fee by ¥20. Both will be effective for tickets issued from Sept. 1, the source said.

The planned increases are to cover costs — including for security as well as facility and operations and maintenance — and begin as demand for air travel rapidly recovers from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic.

Passengers age 12 and above who use Narita's Terminals 1 and 2 for departures will see a rise of ¥330 in their passenger service facility charge, which will now total ¥2,460. Younger travelers between 2 and 11 will be charged ¥1,240 — up ¥170, the source said.

For those using Terminal 3, the facility charges will rise ¥330 for a total of ¥1,370 for adults and ¥170 for a total of ¥690 for children.

Passengers using the airport's Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 for international transits will be charged ¥170 more for a service facility charge of ¥1,230.

The passenger security service charge, meanwhile, is planned to be increased by ¥20 to ¥550 for passengers using all three terminals.

Passengers using Narita Airport nearly tripled to 15.41 million in 2022 compared with the previous year, with those taking international flights rising nearly fivefold to 9.03 million, according to the operator.