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Incheon International Airport

Discover Incheon International Airport, its facilities and services it has on offer, the top destinations to fly to from the airport and with which airlines you can do this with.

About Incheon International Airport

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Incheon International Airport (IATA: ICN) also known as Seoul–Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea and one of the busiest airports in the world that over 70 million passengers each year. The airport opened in March 2001 and serves cities all around the world. It has been rated the best airport around the world by Airports Council International each year, since 2005. It has also been rated as the world's cleanest airport and the world's best international transit airport by Skytrax.

The airport is known to be one of the fastest airports in the world for customs processing and its duty-free shopping mall has been rated the world's best by Business Traveller for years in a row in 2013. The airport is a hub base for Air Incheon, Air Seoul, Asiana Airlines, Delta, Easter Jet, Jeju Air and Korean Air.

Incheon International Airport Location

The airport is located west of Incheon City Centre, South Korea:


Incheon International Airport provides services and facilities to offer comfort and ease for its travellers. In total, the airport has 111 gates and has many shops and food and beverage locations have opened throughout the terminals in the airport.

Facilities Include:

A wide range of shopping and dining shops are available from high-end restaurants, cafes and luxury and designer shops.

Free WiFi Accessibility

Luggage storage & Lockers

Fitness Areas

Mobile Charging

Shower Rooms

Spa and Massage

Prayer Rooms

Luggage Carts


Currency Exchange

Lounges Include:

The airport has 8 lounges throughout the airport terminals including Asiana Lounge, Lounge L, Matina Gold Lounge, three Matina Lounges, Sky Hub Lounge and SPC Lounge. They all include high-end services that allows passengers to be entertained and relaxed before their flight.


incheon runway

Incheon International airport currently has three runways.

Direction Length (ft) Length (m) Surface
15R/33L 3,750 12,303 Asphalt
15L/33R 3,750 12,303 Asphalt
16/34 4,000 13,123 Asphalt



Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is the largest airport terminal in Incheon area in South Korea. The Terminal in total has 44 gates and 30 in Concourse A. Terminal 1 is used by the following airlines Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and China Southern Airlines. Where concourse A in Terminal 1 is used by Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, and China Eastern Airlines.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 opened in January 2018 is used by airlines such as Korean Air, KLM, Delta, Air France, Aeromexico, Alitalia, China Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, XiamenAir, Czech Airlines and Aeroflot.

Airlines that fly to Incheon International Airport

The following table has all the airlines that fly passenger services from Incheon International Airport:

Aeroflot Aeromexico AirAsia X Air Astana
Air Canada Air China Air France Air India
Air Macau Air New Zealand Air Seoul Alitalia
American Airlines Asiana Airlines Aurora Bamboo Airways
British Airways Cathay Pacific Cebu Pacific China Airlines
China Eastern Airlines China Southern Airlines Czech Airlines ZIPAIR Tokyo
Delta Eastar Jet Emirates Ethiopian Airlines
Etihad Airways EVA Air Finnair Garuda Indonesia
Hawaiian Airlines HK Express Hong Kong Airlines Jeju Air
Jetstar Airways Jin Air KLM Korean Air
Lao Airlines LOT Polish Airlines Lufthansa Malaysia Airlines
MIAT Mongolian Airlines PAL Express Pan Pacific Airlines Peach Aviation
Pegas Fly Philippine Airlines Philippines AirAsia Qatar Airways
Qingdao Airlines Royal Brunei Airlines S7 Airlines Scoot
Shandong Airlines Shenzhen Airlines Sichuan Airlines Singapore Airlines
Sky Angkor Airlines Spring Airlines Thai AirAsia X Thai Airways
Tianjin Airlines Turkish Airlines T'way Air Uni Air
United Airlines Uzbekistan Airways VietJet Air Vietnam Airlines
XiamenAir Yakutia Airlines

Top Destinations

The Most Popular Domestic Destinations

Rank Destination Aircraft Operations Passengers
1 Busan-Gimhae 4,122 462,504
2 Daegu 1,453 92,335
3 Jeju 164 28,300
4 Muan 1 144
5 Ulsan 2 142
6 Yangyang 7 138

The Most Popular International Destinations

Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 Osaka–Kansai 3,497,303 Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air
2 Hong Kong 3,482,013 Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines, HK Express
3 Tokyo–Narita 2,722,355 Eastar Jet, Air Seoul, Ethiopian Airlines
4 Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi 2,657,475 Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air
5 Fukuoka 2,474,825 T'way Air, Eastar Jet, Air Seoul
6 Da Nang 2,466,058 Air Seoul, VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines
7 Taipei–Taoyuan 2,448,559 EVA Air, Scoot, Thai Airways, Uni Air
8 Shanghai–Pudong 1,862,668 Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, China Eastern Airlines
9 Hanoi 1,847,907 Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, China Eastern Airlines
10 Manila 1,750,228 T'way Air, VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines

The most popular destinations from in 2018.

How to get to Incheon International Airport

By Road

Many companies provide taxicab service at the airport. There are drop-off and pick-up areas at the terminals of the airport.

By Public Transport

The airport is well linked to the bus system including night running bus routes. The Airport also has a Railroad service that connects the Airport terminals with a variety of destinations including the Gimpo International Airport and the Seoul Central Train Station.

By Rental Car

You can hire from a range of car hire companies. Companies such as Lotte, AJ Rent-A-Car and Sixt offer these services.