Vice President Dan Quayle arrived in Japan Monday, a day late after being stranded in Alaska for nearly a day by an aircraft navigational problem.

Quayle's plane touched down at dawn at the U.S. airbase in Atsugi, southwest of Tokyo, where he had been scheduled to review a military air show the day before.He traveled by helicopter and car to the home of Michael Armacost, the U.S. ambassador to Japan, and immediately began a series of meetings with Japanese officials and businessmen from both countries that were slated to last throughout the day.