Jun, 26 2018 15:30 JST

Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Fukuoka Airport Holdings-led Consortium to Enter into a Basic Agreement for the Operation of Fukuoka Airport


TOKYO, Jun, 26 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Fukuoka Airport HD Group, a consortium led by Fukuoka Airport Holdings, and comprised of Nishi-Nippon Railroad, Mitsubishi Corporation, Changi Airports International and Kyushu Electric Power, entered into a Basic Agreement with Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) on June 26, 2018, for the operation of Fukuoka Airport. The consortium was selected as the preferred bidder for the project on May 16, 2018.

As the operator, the consortium will facilitate the revitalization of the airport and its surrounding areas, and unlock its potential as a key transport hub in the region, with the long-term aim of stimulating Kyushu's economy through trade and business activities. The consortium is committed to safe and secure airport operations, and will leverage the Fukuoka Airport's center city location as well as its geographical proximity to East and Southeast Asia.

The consortium aims to commence operation of Fukuoka Airport on April 1, 2019, and in accordance with the Basic Agreement, has initiated preparation for the incorporation of the special purpose company and the execution of a subsequent Project Agreement.


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Mitsubishi Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is a global integrated business enterprise that develops and operates business across virtually every industry including industrial finance, energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, foods, and environmental business. Mitsubishi Corporation's current activities are expanding far beyond its traditional trading operations as its diverse business ranges from natural resources development to investment in retail business, infrastructure, financial products and manufacturing of industrial goods.

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