Narita Airport Station

Narita Airport Station

Narita Airport Station
成田空港駅
The JR East platforms at Narita Airport Station, June 2013
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Narita
Neighborhood Sanrizuka-Goryō-Bokujō
Postal code 282-0011
Address in Japanese 千葉県成田市三里塚御料牧場
History
Opened 1991
Rail services
Station number(s) KS42 (Keisei)
Operator(s) JR East, Keisei
Line(s) Narita Line
Keisei Main Line
Narita Sky Access
Statistics 5,546 (JR)
20,386 (Keisei) passengers/day (FY2009)
Medium bus terminal at this station
Connected to Narita International Airport

Narita Airport Station (成田空港駅 Narita Kūkō eki) is an underground train station located beneath Terminal 1 of Narita International Airport in Narita, Chiba, Japan. The station is shared between East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Keisei Electric Railway.

Contents

  • Station layout 1
    • JR East 1.1
    • Keisei Electric Railway 1.2
  • Adjacent stations 2
  • History 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Station layout

The JR East portion of the station has one island platform. The Keisei portion of the station has two island platforms: one serves one track (No. 1) and the other serves two. Each of the two tracks of the latter has two positions for trains, which are separately numbered (one is numbered 2 and 4, and the other is 3 and 5). On 17 July 2010, the Keisei Line platforms and concourses were segregated: one portion is for Sky Access trains (including Skyliner) and the other portion for Keisei Main Line trains. Passengers not using the Sky Access Line must pass through a second ticket barrier prior to entering the platforms. The purpose for this is to enforce the separate fare structure that will be in place for Sky Access trains.[1]

JR East

1  Narita Line Narita Express for Tokyo, Shinjuku, and Yokohama
2  Narita Line Local trains and Rapid Airport Narita for Narita, Chiba, Tokyo, Yokohama and Kurihama

The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Keisei Electric Railway

1  Narita Sky Access Skyliner for Nippori, Ueno
2, 3  Keisei Main Line Narita, Funabashi, Nippori, Ueno, Oshiage, Toei Asakusa Line, Keikyu Main Line
4, 5  Narita Sky Access Access express trains for the Hokuso Line, Nippori, Ueno, Oshiage, Toei Asakusa Line, and Keikyu Line

Adjacent stations

Intermediate ticket barriers at the Keisei entrance
« Service »
Narita Line
Airport Terminal 2 All services Terminus
Narita Sky Access
Airport Terminal 2 All services Terminus
Keisei Main Line
Airport Terminal 2 All services Terminus

History

Originally built for the planned Narita Shinkansen, the station opened on 19 March 1991.[2] Before this, there was also a station named Narita Airport Station, which was served only by Keisei and connected with the airport terminal by bus. The former station was renamed Higashi-Narita Station on the same day the present airport station was opened. 

On 17 July 2010, the same day that Skyliner trains began operations on the Narita Sky Access Line, the layout of Keisei Line platforms and concourses was changed. For details, see "Station layout" section above.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Map of Narita Airport Station as of July 17, 2010" (PDF) (in 日本語). Keisei Railway. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  2. ^ JR East: Narita Airport Station information. Retrieved on 18 September 2008. (Japanese)

External links

  • JR East: Narita Airport Station information (Japanese)
  • JR East: Narita Airport Station guide map
  • Keisei: Narita Airport Station guide map