Measurement of Radiation Doses around Airports in Japan




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
KmMile
1. Narita (Tokyo) 193 120Within the Airport Premises Narita International Airport Corporation
2. Haneda (Tokyo) 236 147Ota City,
Tokyo Pref.
(Haneda Airport)
Tokyo Pref.
3. Kansai (Osaka) 619 384Izumisano City,
Osaka Pref.
(Hineno High-school)
Osaka Pref.
(Japanese Only)
4. Central Japan
/Centrair(Nagoya)
475 295 Nagoya City,
Aichi Pref.
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT)
5. New Chitose (Sapporo) 598 374 Sapporo City,
Hokkaido Pref.
MEXT
6.Sendai 80 50Sendai City,
Miyagi Pref.
MEXT
7.Hiroshima 802 498 Hiroshima City,
Hiroshima Pref.
MEXT
8. Fukuoka 1048 651 Dazaifu City,
Fukuoka Pref.
MEXT
9.Fukushima 58 36 Tamagawa Village,
Fukushima Pref.
Fukushima Pref.
10.Ibaraki 149 92 Hokota City,
Ibaraki Pref.
(Tokushuku)
Ibaraki Pref.
(Japanese Only)

<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).


参考:日常生活と放射線
(Excerpt from Website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)

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