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Bird strikes increase after extension of runway at Tokyo-Narita, Japan
6 June 2011

Bird strikes increase after extension of runway at Tokyo-Narita, Japan

6 June 2011

The number of cases of bird strikes near Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, Japan increased significantly since one of the runways was extended in late 2009, according to The Mainichi  Daily News. Bird strikes avereaged 5.8 a year from 1991 to 2002. The airport just operated a single runway during that period. In 2002 a second parallel […]