Nagoya Airport is in Aichi Prefecture, which is the largest industrial prefecture among the 47 prefectures of Japan. The shipment value of industrial products from Aichi Prefecture has been the largest in Japan for about 40 years, accounting for about 15% of all industrial shipment value in Japan. By adding the shipments of the three prefectures of Gifu, Mie and Shizuoka to the surrounding areas, it is about a quarter of the total industrial shipment value in Japan.
In terms of tourism, Aichi and Nagoya are gateways in Chubu Japan. Using the gateways, you can easily access the"Ise Shrine" which is the oldest shrine in Japan, "lse/Shima" famous for its beautiful oceanic landscape, "Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Villages" known as ancient villages with traditional houses, which is designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. People from all over the world come to visit.
Major Companies in the area (some excerpts)
- Toyota Motor
- Daido Steel
- Brother Industries
- NGK Insulators
- NGK Spark Plug
- Nippon Sharyo
- Mitsubishi Aircraft
- Suzuki Motor
- Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing