Seoul Incheon International Airport

Similar to Narita International Airport, the Seoul Incheon International Airport came to be to help cope with the increasing traffic at the first airport. Completed in 2001, this international airport has the facilities, services, shopping, and amenities to match the best international airports around the world. Most of the international passengers have since moved from Gimpo (the first airport), and begun flying into Seoul via Incheon International. Be it food, business, leisure, or shopping, this airport has plenty to offer everyone.


The Incheon International Airport has only one main Passenger Terminal. This terminal that serves 89 airlines and 194 destinations was ranked 9th in terms of international traffic in 2012.

Depending on where your boarding gate is, after checking-in, clearing customs and security, you may need to take the Shuttle Train to the Concourse to reach your boarding gate.

As you arrive and walk into the Arrival Hall, you will walk through the corridors that are called the culture street. On this street you will be able to see the scenic beauty of Korea, her 5,000 years of history in the form of furniture, sculptures, and more.

When you depart, you will have all the services and shops you would expect to find in a departure hall. Choose from a range of restaurants, cafes, and food places, if you are hungry. Shop till you drop at the extensive array of duty-free shops available at this airport.

Services and Facilities

Like most other international airports, Free Wi-Fi service is available throughout the airport at all times. If you are traveling for business and need a comfortable environment to get work done while waiting, Shinsegae Lounge provides Internet access, fax, and local-call service, in a comfortable and conducive environment. If you are just looking for a computer terminal with internet access, you will find an Internet Lounge at both the Passenger Terminal and the Concourse.

If you are traveling with young children, and want to keep them occupied or entertained, there are several options available to you at Incheon Airport. For young children, you can bring them to the Play Yard. There are eight of these play areas in the airport, and they are available at all times. For the care of infants, there are Baby Lounges in both the public and duty-free areas.

If you are looking more for entertainment both your children and yourself can enjoy, there is a Theater in the public area. At the CGV Theater, not only can you watch the latest movies, you can also see footages about the Korean Wave to gain a better understanding of the Korean culture. Remaining in a stationary position not for you? You can head over to the indoor skating rink, Ice Forest. The artificial ice they use will make sure you remain dry, and if you do fall, the impact will be weaker.

For adults looking for a bit of fun, the Paradise Golden Gate Casino is just 2 minutes away from the airport, at Hyatt Regency Hotel.

If you need a place to rest for the night, The Incheon Airport Transit Hotel is located within the Departure Area of the airport. If you need a place outside the hotel, the Hyatt regency Hotel, where Paradise Golden Gate Casino is, can be reached within two minutes via their free shuttle service. The Best Western Hotel is another option and five minute drive from the airport.

Airports near Seoul Incheon Int'l:

 Getting to & from the airport

Trains hide 

The airport Express Train service brings you between the airport and Seoul Station within 43 minutes.

Buses hide 

Approach the airport bus ticketing booths to get more information about the multitude of bus services available to you for various locations.

Taxi hide 

Taxis are readily available outside the arrival hall.

 Who flies to Seoul Incheon Int'l

 Airport Contact Details

Seoul Incheon Int'l Airport

2850 Unseo-dong,
Incheon 400-700,

Tel:+82 (0)15772600
Fax:+82 (0)32 7412270


Korean Ministry of Transportation

 Location Details

Longitude:126° 27' 2'' E
Latitude:37° 28' 9'' N

 Airport Location

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