Yokohama does not have an airport of its own however you can reach this city thru the Narita International Airport located in Chiba, Japan which is the second busiest airport in the country, handling over 37 million passengers as of 2008. The airport operates cargo and passenger flights to many destinations in the world including international destinations such as India, New Zealand, Tahiti, U.S., Hong Kong, Hawaii, Taiwan, China, Egypt, Finland, Indonesia, Iran, Australia, Philippines, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
Upon arrival, international passengers will be asked to go through immigration and hand over important documents such as a Customs Declaration Form. Immigration will then hand you your landing permission and you will then be asked to go to customs, answer some security questions and get searched. After being searched, you will be asked to go to your connecting airline, go through a luggage security check and check-in your luggage right after. You will finally go through another security check point and you're all set.
There are over 70 international airline carriers that have international flights to Narita International Airport, the nearest airport to Yokohama. Some of the major airlines are Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Egyptair, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Air Canada and Air China.
Yokohama does not have its own airport. Being just 27 miles from Tokyo, it is serviced by the Tokaido Shinkansen, a high-speed rail line. Renting a car after flying into Tokyo International or Narita International Airports is also a popular option for the more adventurous and map-savvy.