Tokyo Haneda HND Airport Japan.

Before the construction of Haneda Airport, Tachikawa Airfield was Tokyo’s primary airport. It was the main operating base of Japan Air Transport, then the country’s flag carrier. But it was a military base and 35 kilometres (22 mi) away from central Tokyo, aviators in Tokyo used various beaches of Tokyo Bay as airstrips, including beaches near the current site of Haneda (Haneda was a town located on Tokyo Bay, which merged into the Tokyo ward of Kamatain 1932). In 1930, the Japanese postal ministry purchased the land.

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Japan Cheap Hotels & Flights

From January through December, there are many Japanese holidays and special occasions you can participate in.

If you’re taking Japanese lessons, make sure you get in on the fun! This is a great way to practice your skills in an authentic, cultural setting.

Get ready to mark your calendar!

Ganjitsu – New Year’s Day

January 1st

Kenkoku Kinen no Hi – National Foundation Day

February 11th

Hina Matsuri – Girls’ Festival

March 3rd

Shunbun No Hi – Spring / Vernal Equinox

March 20th / 21st

Showa No Hi – Showa Day

April 29th

Golden Week

April 29th – May 8th

Summer Solstice

June 20th – 21st

Keiro no Hi – Respect for the Aged Day

Third Monday in September

Taiku no Hi – Health and Sports Day

Second Monday in October

Kinrō Kansha no Hi – Labor Day / Thanksgiving

November 23rd

Tennō Tanjōbi – The Emperor’s Birthday

December 23rd