Outline and Overview

Outline and scale

The Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012 (JA2012) will be held in Nagoya, Asia’s largest aerospace industrial manufacturing region. Bringing together international and domestic companies in Japan and overseas, we aim to help promote trade, information exchange and the development of the aerospace-related industries, while raising the general public’s understanding of the improvements aerospace engineering brings to daily life.


The English official title of this exhibition is "Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012", also known as “Japan Aerospace 2012”, or abbreviated to (and referred to hereafter as) “JA2012”.


Port Messe Nagoya & Central Japan International Airport (Centrair)


Messe Nagoya(10:00am - 5:00pm)
2012 October 9 (Tue) 10 (Wed) 11 (Thur) 12 (Fri) 13 (Sat) 14 (Sun)
Trade days •*    
Public days       •*
Central Japan International Airport (Centrair)(10:00am - 4:00pm)
2012 October 9 (Tue) 10 (Wed) 11 (Thur) 12 (Fri) 13 (Sat) 14 (Sun)
Public days       •*

*October 12 (Friday) will be a trade and public day, as well as a day for students and recruits.

[Organizer and Sponsors]

The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC)
Sponsors :

<Japanese Government Agencies>
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Tourism Agency, Secretariat of Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan, Cabinet Office-Office of National Space Policy

<Foreign Embassies>
Embassy of the United States of America, Embassy of Canada, Delegation of the European Union to Japan, British Embassy, Embassy of France, Embassy of Spain, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Embassy of Italy, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgian, Embassy of the Republic of Austria, Embassy of Switzerland, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Embassy of Ukraine, Embassy of Romania, Embassy of the Czech Republic, Embassy of Israel, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey, The Science and Technology Section of the China Embassy, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Embassy of India, Embassy of Malaysia, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Embassy of the Republic of Costa Rica, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Embassy of Mexico - Pro Mexico, Embassy of the Republic of Poland, and others

<Other Organizations>
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Taiwan Trade Center (TAITRA), Czech Invest, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Enterprise Ireland, The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation, Japan Machine Tool Builder's Association

<Embassies Scheduled to Provide Support>
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Embassy of the Republic of Peru, South African Embassy, and others

Special Cooperating Organizations :
JA2012 Aichi & Nagoya Support Council (provisional name, includes Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya City, Tokoname, Chubu Economic Federation, Nagoya Industries Promotion Corporation, Nagoya Convention & Visitors Bureau and Chubu Aerospace Industry and Technology Center), Centrair

[Planned Scale of the Exhibition]

Number of Exhibitors :
over 529 enterprises and organizations (from over 22 countries)
Exhibition Venue Floor Space :
Over 20,000 m2
Number of Visitors :
11,000 visitors on trade days, 50,000 members of the public on public days
Outdoor exhibition :
Civil aircraft (two large planes, two medium-sized planes, five to ten business jets, 10 to 20 small planes and between five and ten helicopters are scheduled for display)
Self Defense Force aircraft (five medium- to large-sized planes and around 10 other practice craft are scheduled for display, together with several special airport vehicles)
Flight exhibition :
Fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and other vehicles are scheduled

[JAPAN AERO SPACE 2012 Promotion Movie]

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