About G20 Aichi-Nagoya Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Security Measures

October 21, 2019

On November 22nd (Friday) and 23rd (Saturday / holiday) 2019, the G20 Aichi-Nagoya Foreign Ministers’ Meeting will be held in Nagoya. Around the meeting, large-scale traffic regulations are planned for the city center of Nagoya and the city’s highways.

As for Centrair, since many foreign officials come and leave Japan through it, the airport is planning to strengthen its security guards during the period of the meeting. Baggage inspection will be conducted when entering the terminal and some bus services will be suspended. We regret to inform everyone of likely delays caused during this period. Please come to the airport with plenty of time before boarding. We ask for your understanding and cooperation.

Streghten of security in the airport

From November 21 (Thursday) to 24th (Sunday), the airport is planning to strengthen its security guards, and there will be baggage inspections and ID identification when entering the terminals. With strengthened measures, the security inspection area is expected to become more crowded than usual.
If you are flying during those days, please arrive at the airport as early as possible.

About the special security inspection
Inspections will be conducted for all persons entering Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 during the period indicated below.

1. Period:
  • From November 21st (Thursday) at 4:40 to 24th (Sunday) *24 hours
  • 2. Locations:
  • Access Plaza (2F), in front of Terminal 1 access passage
  • Terminal 1 Welcome Garden doorway (1F)
  • Terminal 2 Departure Lobby entrance (2F) and Arrival Lobby entrance (1F)
  • 3. Type of inspection
  • ID (Passport) and boarding pass check and baggage inspection

  • Please see the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism website for details on security inspections.

    About changes in the airport bus schedules

    Airport buses departing from and arriving at Centrair will be unable to keep regular schedules due to traffic restrictions on the expressway and surrounding roads. Depending on the route, some services may be unavailable or there may be changes in the schedule. For more details, check with your bus operator.

    About shutting down coin lockers

    Coin lockers will gradually become unavailable 2 weeks prior to the meeting, and shut down completely from November 20th (Wednesday) to 24th (Sunday).
    Please use baggage storage or temporary baggage holding service.
    During the period, all items stored in the coin lockers will be removed.

    About closing the Sky Deck

    During the G20 Aichi-Nagoya Foreign Ministers' Meeting, the Sky Deck may be temporarily closed from November 21 (Thursday) to 24 (Sunday).

    About traffic regulations

    Due to the G20 Aichi-Nagoya Foreign Ministers' Meeting, heavy traffic is expected between November 21 (Thursday) and November 24 (Sunday) (including before and after the meeting), due to large-scale traffic regulations coming into effect mainly in Nagoya city.
    During this period, we ask for your cooperation in alleviating traffic congestion, such as refraining from driving your private vehicle, or rescheduling the use of commercial vehicles, etc.

    About unmanned aircrafts (drones, radio controlled aircrafts, etc.)

    Ahead of the G20 Aichi-Nagoya Foreign Ministers' Meeting, the G20 Aichi-Nagoya Foreign Ministers' Ordinance on the Prohibition of Small Unmanned Aircraft (Aichi Prefecture Ordinance No. 42. Hereinafter referred to as “the ordinance”) has been enforced.
    As a result, it is prohibited to fly unmanned aircraft (drones, radio controlled aircraft, etc.) in Centrair and its surrounding areas of approximately 1,000 meters, from November 10 (Sunday) to November 24 (Sunday).
    Please note that if you fly an unmanned aircraft in the area without permission during the period, you will be penalized by relevant laws and regulations.
    Please note that the flight of unmanned aircraft around airports is regulated by the Aviation Law outside the above period.