Kansai Airports

About us

Who is Kansai Airports?

Kansai Airports was established by a consortium with VINCI Airports and ORIX Corporation as its core members.
Kansai Airports shares the common goal of maximizing the potential of the Kansai International Airport and the Osaka International Airport. It aims to improve services offered to passengers, to give the highest priority to safety and security through investments on the latter, to provide convenience and comfort to increase value, and to enhance relations between the airports and the neighboring communities, benefiting the Kansai regional economy.
On December 15th, Kansai Airports signed a concession contract with a scheduled project period of 44-years with the New Kansai International Airport Company ("NKIAC").

Name Kansai Airports
Date of
December 1,2015
Location 1-banchi, Senshu-Kuko Kita, Izumisano-shi, Osaka 549-8501, Japan
Representative Director and CEO: Yoshiyuki Yamaya
Representative Director and Co-CEO: Benoit Rulleau
Business scope Operation and management services, etc. of Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport
Capital 25 billion yen
Shareholders ORIX 40%, VINCI Airports 40%, Other investors 20%(*)

(*) ASICS Corporation; Iwatani Corporation; Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.; Obayashi Corporation; OMRON Corporation; The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated; Kintetsu Group Holding Co., Ltd.; Keihan Holdings Co.,Ltd.; Suntory Holdings Limited; JTB Corp.; Sekisui House, Ltd.; Daikin Industries, Ltd.; Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.; Takenaka Corporation; Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd.; NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION; Panasonic Corporation; Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc.; Rengo Co., Ltd.; The Senshu Ikeda Bank, Ltd.; Kiyo Holdings, Inc.; The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd.; THE SHIGA BANK,LTD.; The Nanto Bank, Ltd.; Nippon Life Insurance Company; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited; MUFG Bank, Ltd.; Resona Bank, Limited; and the Private Finance Initiative Promotion Corporation of Japan.

Management Profiles

Board of Directors
Representative Director CEO Yoshiyuki Yamaya
Representative Director Co-CEO Benoit Rulleau
Outside Director Yoshihiko Miyauchi (Senior Chairman, ORIX Corporation)
Outside Director Xavier Huillard (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, VINCI)
Outside Director Makoto Inoue (Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO, ORIX Corporation)
Outside Director Nicolas Notebaert (CEO, VINCI Concessions)(President, VINCI Airports)
Outside Director and Member of the Audit, Etc. Committee Masayoshi Sato (Corporate Adviser, Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office) (Sato Certified Public Accountant Office)
Outside Director and Member of the Audit, Etc. Committee Katsumi Nakamura (Director, KITO CORPORATION)(Senior Adviser, Blackstone Group)
Outside Director and Member of the Audit, Etc. Committee Toyokazu Misono (Director and Executive Vice President, Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.)
Executive Officer
Corporate Executive Vice President Ryuhei Sakamoto (CFO)
Corporate Executive Vice President Jeremy Goldstrich (COO)
Corporate Executive Vice President Mathieu Boutitie (CTO)
Corporate Executive Vice President Gregory Jamet (CCO-Aeronautical)
Corporate Executive Vice President Hideo Ichida (CCO-Non Aero)
Corporate Executive Vice President Hiroshi Nishio (CAO)
Corporate Senior Vice President Hiroshi Kitayama (Head of Itami Airport Headquarters)
Corporate Senior Vice President Francois Chambon (Deputy CFO)
Executive Officer Tadahiro Masumoto (Deputy COO)
Executive Officer Masayuki Kuwaki (Deputy CTO)
Executive Officer Kiyotaka Tanaka (Deputy CCO-Aeronautical)
Executive Officer Stephane Geffroy (Deputy CCO-Non Aero)
Executive Officer Jon Ebina (Deputy CAO)
Executive Officer Satoru Miura (Stakeholder Relations, Planning & Administration)
Executive Officer Shinya Suzuki (Representative Director & President, Kansai Airports Technical Services Co., Ltd.)
Executive Officer Keiji Koizumi (Head of Itami Airport Vitalization & Promotion Unit)
Executive Officer Akimichi Tanaka (Group Company (General Adjustments for Kansai Airport & Itami Airport))
Executive Officer Koji Ishikawa (General Manager of Central Operations Dept. and KIX Ops Dept. / Representative Director & President, Kansai Airports Operation Services Co., Ltd.)
Executive Officer Akihisa Tabe (General Manager of Retail Management & Commercial Marketing Dept.)
Executive Officer Masaaki Yamamoto (General Manager of Central Operations Dept. / Executive officer and General Manager of Kobe Operations Dept., Kansai Airports KOBE)

About ORIX

About ORIX

ORIX Corporation is a financial services group that provides innovative products and services to its customers through the constant pursuit of new businesses.
Established in 1964, ORIX has evolved from its initial leasing business by acquiring expertise and advancing into neighboring fields. At present, its business is comprised of six segments, including Corporate Financial Operations, Retail and Overseas Business.
ORIX expanded its finance expertise to lending, investment, life insurance, banking and asset management businesses. It has also branched out into assets concerning the automobile industry, real estate and environment and energy-related businesses.
ORIX celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014. Moving forward, it aims to contribute to society while continuing to delve in new business opportunities, and to sustain growth by promoting the acceleration of its mid-term corporate strategy: “Finance + Services” and “Embracing Growth in Emerging Markets, including Asia.”


About VINCI Airports

About VINCI Airports

VINCI Airports, a top 5 global player in the international airport sector, manages the development and operations of 44 airports located in France, Portugal (including the hub of Lisbon), United-Kingdom, Sweden, Cambodia, Japan, United States of America, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Chile and Brazil. Served by more than 250 airlines, VINCI Airports’ network handled over 180 million passengers in 2017.
In 2017, its annual revenue for managed activities amounted to €3.2 billion, for a consolidated revenue of €1.4 billion.




million passengers


Served by over 250 airlines

More comprehensive information is available on:


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Kansai Airports

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Due to the construction of measures against disasters, the parking space in front of Kansai Airports building has been reduced significantly. Please use the general parking if it is full. We apologize for any inconvenience, but thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Please refer to here for access to the general parking.

ITAMI headquarters

3-555-Banchi, Hotarugaikenishimachi, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka 560-0036, Japan

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Kansai Airport Kobe

Group Companies

* Kansai Airports Group Companies (from April 1, 2019)

Kansai Airports Kobe
Company Profile
Kansai Airports Retail & Services
TEL (072)455-2903 FAX (072)455-2907
Kansai Airports Operation Services
TEL (072)455-4980 FAX (072)455-4981
Kansai Airports Technical Services
TEL (072)455-2920 FAX (072)455-2935
Ckts Co., Ltd.
TEL (072)469-4915 FAX (072)469-4950
World Air Passenger Service Co., Ltd.
TEL (06)6856-7240 FAX (06)6856-7236
KIA Heating & Cooling Supply Co., Ltd.
TEL (072)455-2800 FAX (072)455-2809

Brochure & videos


This brochure provides an overview of our company and 3 airports; KIX, ITAMI and KOBE.


Kansai International Airport (KIX)
A video introducing KIX(YouTube)
Osaka International Airport (ITAMI)
A video introducing ITAMI(YouTube)

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As of 1st April, 2016, Kansai Airports succeeded the operating right for both Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport. Please note that the name of the previous operator, New Kansai International Airport Company, Ltd., is described in some materials and articles related to previous operation.