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The information below is as of November 2017.
The main ports are Nagasaki Port, Sasebo Port and Izuhara Port which handle 480.4 billion yen in trade annually (2016 export: 338.1 billion yen; import: 142.3 billion yen). Nagasaki Port offers cargo liner service three times per week between Nagasaki and Busan.
Located in the center of the prefecture, Nagasaki Airport is utilized every day by about 90 domestic flights, and offers six regular overseas flights weekly (two flights to Shanghai and four flights to Seoul).
The motor expressway system serving the Fukuoka district and other key bases of Kyushu has grown extremely advanced, ensuring efficient overland transport. The expressway network in Nagasaki Prefecture has also been enhanced to furnish more reliable travel, resulting in ready access from most points in the prefecture to the major cities of Nagasaki and Sasebo, Nagasaki Airport and the various ports.
Nagasaki Airport, the world's first offshore airport, is located in the central area of Nagasaki Prefecture. The facility boasts a truly extensive range of flight service, including 9 domestic routes (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, etc.) and 2 international routes (Shanghai and Seoul).
The prefecture's leading ports are Nagasaki Port, Sasebo Port and Izuhara Port. Nagasaki Port maintains a regular international container service between Nagasaki and Busan (three passages weekly). There is also a regular passenger service linking Tsushima (Hitakatsu Port) and Busan, with vessels making two to four passages daily.
Utilizing Japan Railways (JR) provides ready access from Nagasaki to the main cities in other prefectures. The decision has also been made to launch construction on the Nagasaki Shinkansen, which will further enhance access to destinations both within and outside of the prefecture in the near future.