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Tokyo airport's capacity boost hits turbulence from US

New flight path at Haneda Airport is key to Japan's 40m visitor goal

Planes on the runway at Tokyo's Haneda Airport. Japan aims to increase international flights there with a more efficient flight path.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Preparations to shift flight patterns at Tokyo's Haneda Airport to expand capacity before the 2020 Summer Olympics have stalled, as Japan and the U.S. military butt heads over nearby airspace.

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