Aomori Airport has gone to the EXTREME when it comes to snow removal. They’re so good at it that this airport has NEVER HAD A SNOW CANCELATION. Not once despite having the most snow on Japan’s main island.
What’s the secret? Meet WHITE IMPLUSE, a snow removal crew that has become quite famous in Japan. During the year, most of the team is working on farms, but when the winter season hits and Aomori’s snow comes down hard, the they spring into action like superheroes.
This is also an episode on TEAM WORK in Japan and the importance at perfecting one’s job to the very smallest detail. Everything is essential and it’s on full display here.
Aomori Prefecture URL: http://www.en-aomori.com/
Aomori Airport staff
WHITE IMPULSE team
Simon Beck and his Snow Art
Saito-san, Hayasaka-san and team and Jin-san for the help!
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John Daub (ジョン・ドーブ) has lived in Japan almost 20 years and is producer of this series since 2012.
He regularly reports on Japan’s international TV channel.