Organisation Overview

Japan Air Navigation Service (JANS) is a governmental agency in the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. JANS is the service provision branch of Civil Aviation Bureau of Japan (JCAB) and provides air navigation services within the Fukuoka Flight Information Region (FIR). Our Organization provides a wide range of air navigation services such as ATS, CNS, AIS, flight procedures design, HF communication, flight inspection, visual aids, and aeronautical satellite operation.

Fukuoka FIR is the only FIR in which JCAB is responsible for providing these services. It consists of a vast inland airspace and huge oceanic airspace with an average of about 5100 flights daily in 2019.

Recognizing that air navigation services are a fundamental infrastructure for any state’s social and economical development, JCAB continues to enhance the safety, capacity and efficiency of air traffic, taking into account both environmental impact and cost-effectiveness.

Number of Towers Operated33
Number of Area Control Centres4
Number of Approach Control services12
Number of Remote Aerodrome Flight Information Service34
Number of Employees4,228
Number of ATCOs1,998

Member Information

Membership Type: Full Member

Director General: Mr. Shoji Yoshida

Country: Japan

Telephone number: +81 (3) 5253 8111

Fax number: +81 (3) 5253 1656

Head office:

2-1-3, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8918 Japan