The One about Haneda Airport

Before the 1930’s, aviators would use airstrips near beaches at Tokyo Bay to land.  Long ago, Haneda was a town on Tokyo Bay until the Japanese postal ministry purchased the waterfront land from a private seller in order to construct an airport. Haneda airfield would open in 1931 before becoming Japan’s largest civil airport which would handle flights to mainland Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Manchuria.  Until being turned into a […]