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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Alert (August 30)

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Alert (August 30)

At Fukuoka Airport, we are working closely with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, other government agencies and operators at the airport.
When coming to the airport, please read through the following. We ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.

【FUKUOKA AIRPORT ACTIONS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)】

In consideration of the health of both customers and staff, we are taking every precaution.
Specific actions we have taken in our airport include:

• Cleaning to disinfect handrails (including moving walkways and escalators), restrooms and nursing rooms.
• Installing alcohol-based hand sanitizer stations throughout our terminals.
• Removing some seats and tables in the lobby and restaurants to increase spacing and reduce density crowding.
• Installing spit guards at airline check-in counters, information desks, and registers in shops and restaurants.
• The hand dryers are temporarily unavailable in any restrooms.

~TRAVELER INFORMATION: WHAT YOU CAN DO~

• Please wear face masks to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
• We ask you to be conscientious about washing your hands and practicing proper cough etiquette.
• Please stay home when you have symptoms such as fever, cough, and sore throat even they appear mild.
• We encourage social distancing throughout our airport including airline check-in counters, security check, and registers in shops and restaurants.
• Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, some shops and restaurants have temporarily closed or are operating under limited hours at their discretion. Hours vary by each shop or restaurant. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Please check here for details.


【Request from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism】

• Passengers with a fever or other symptoms are asked to refrain from boarding.
• Hand washing and sanitizing as well as basic coughing and sneezing etiquette are fundamental to preventing infection. We ask that everyone observe these practices in the airport, on board aircraft and when using public transport, and also wear a face mask and refrain from conversation.
• Also, in order to reduce the incidence of contact, we urge that remote working and staggered commuting hours be introduced across the board for those who travel to work by public transport.

【Notice from Immigration Services Agency of Japan】

Following the spread of COVID-19 infection, the coverage of current entry ban will be expanded as follows starting August 30, 2020, at 0:00 a.m. (JST):

(1) Foreign nationals who hold a Chinese passport issued by Hubei/Zhejiang Provinces
(2) Foreign nationals who have been in any of the regions listed in Table within 14 days of their arrival in Japan

Table

Country &  Region

Iceland, Ireland, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Argentina, Albania, Armenia, Antigua/Barbuda, Andorra, Israel, Italy, Iraq, Iran, India, Indonesia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan,Uruguay, United Kingdom, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Australia, Austria, Oman, Netherlands, Guyana, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Canada, Ghana, Cape Verde, Gabon, Cameroon, South Korea, Gambia, North Macedonia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Cyprus, Cuba, Greece, Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala, Kuwait, Granada, Croatia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Kosovo, The Comoros, Columbia, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Saudi Arabia, Sao Tome and Principe, Zambia, San Marino, Sierra Leone, Djibouti, Jamaica, Georgia, Singapore, Zimbabwe, Switzerland, Sweden, Sudan, Spain, Suriname, Slovakia, Slovenia, Equatorial Guinea, Senegal, Serbia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Somalia, Thailand, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Central Africa, China, Tunisia, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Nigeria, Namibia, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Norway, Nepal, Haiti, Pakistan, Vatican, Panama, Bahamas, Paraguay, Palestine, Bahrain, Barbados, Hungary, Bangladesh, Philippines, Finland, Brazil, France, Bulgaria, Brunei, Bhutan, USA, Vietnam, Venezuela, Belarus, Belize, Belgium, Peru, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Poland, Bolivia, Portugal, Honduras, Madagascar, Malawi, Malta, Malaysia, South Africa, South Sudan, Mexico, Monaco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Maldives, Moldova, Morocco, Montenegro, Latvia, Lithuania, Libya, Liechtenstein, Liberia, Luxembourg, Rwanda, Romania, Lesotho, Lebanon, Russia



【Travelers or Returnees Entering Japan】

• Please notify Quarantine Officer if you have been in any of the countries listed in Table below in the last 14 days.
• If you have cough, fever or other symptoms, or if you are taking cough medicine or an antipyretic (fever reducing medicine), report to Quarantine officers when entering the country.
• If you have develop aforementioned symptoms after entering Japan and if you have been in or traveled through any of the countries listed in Table, please contact "consultation center for the returnees and people who were in contact with infected individuals" by phone and inform the center that you have been in a country or countries listed in the table below. Please wear a face mask when you visit a clinic that the center refers you to (Please also see a health declaration card passed to you on board your aircraft).

• Those who are entering or returning to Japan from any of the countries listed in Table below will be asked to stay at facilities designated by the quarantine director for 14 days first, and to avoid using any public transportation during that time.


【For Those Departing from Japan】

• Many countries have put in place entry or movement restrictions after entry for Japanese passport holders and those who have been in Japan. If you intend to go to the countries with the said restrictions, please make sure you are aware of the most recent information by visiting websites of local authorities and/or making inquiries to Embassies in Tokyo.
Details of the countries with entry or movement restrictions are available at the following
webpage:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan:

https://www.anzen.mofa.go.jp/covid19/pdfhistory_world.html




【Other Notice】

Currently, airlines operating flights on routes between the People's Republic of China or the Republic of Korea and Japan are requested to limit their arriving destinations in Japan to Narita International Airport and Kansai International Airport (applicable only to passenger aircrafts).
(This will be in effect from the midnight of March 9 through the end of March, 2020)

Further information is available at the following websites.

"Concerning Novel Coronavirus" (in Japanese)
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website:

https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000164708_00001.html


"Measures against Novel Coronavirus"
Cabinet Secretariat website:

https://www.cas.go.jp/jp/influenza/novel_coronavirus.html


"Novel Coronavirus Response Headquarters"
Prime Minister's Office website:

https://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/singi/novel_coronavirus/taisaku_honbu.html


"Preventing COVID-19 -Understand the Measures You Can Take-" (in Japanese)
Prime Minister and Cabinet website:

https://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/headline/kansensho/coronavirus.html


Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure safety and security of foreign visitors in time of emergency.
The novel coronavirus related inquiries may also be made.

https://www.japan.travel/en/plan/hotline/