Radiation at a level that has harmful effects on human health has not been detected at any of the airports in Japan.
For the latest measurement of radiation doses, please refer to each original website listed above.
For your reference, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), an average person is exposed to 3,000μSv of radiation dose (2,400μSv from natural environment and 600μSv from medical equipments) each year.
Click here to check the distance and radius of Narita and Haneda Airports from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station.
|Distance from Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station||Measurement Point
(nearest to each airport)
|Original Website of the Measurement Data|
|1. Narita (Tokyo)||193||120||Within the Airport Premises||Narita International Airport Corporation|
|2. Haneda (Tokyo)||236||147||Ota City,
|3. Kansai (Osaka)||619||384||Izumisano City,
4. Central Japan
|Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT)|
|5. New Chitose (Sapporo)||598||374||Sapporo City,
|8. Fukuoka||1048||651||Dazaifu City,
<Radiation level over Fukushima prefecture>
It was confirmed by the report of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences that the radioactive materials emanated from Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station were not detected inside the airplane flying over Fukushima prefecture and the radiation level is the same as normal basis. For further information, please refer to the website of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences (Japanese only).
|(Excerpt from Website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)|