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Pyongyang International Airport

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Pyongyang International Airport (IATA code: FNJ) is the main airport serving Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. The airport is also known as Pyongyang Sunan International Airport.

The construction of a new modern terminal was announced in 2012, including a new control terminal.

As of October 2019, the only two airlines serving the airport are Air China and Air Koryo. The airport serves as a hub for Air Koryo.


The airport is located in the city's Sunan District, ABOUT 24 kilometres (15 mi) from Pyongyang - about a 20-minute drive.


Facilities Include:

The airport is modern and spotless, with all the basic facilities you may require.

Shopping: The terminal has a newsstand, which sells newspapers, magazines travel essentials. There are two pharmacies in the airport, one in the main hall and one in the boarding area. Shops include a children's store, shoe store, clothing store, CD shop (audio and video DVD), and an electronics shop.

Duty free shopping: Duty free shopping is available.

Eating: There are both Western and Korean cuisine options. Eating outlets can be found in the main hall, where there is a coffee bar. The newsstand also sells snacks.

ATMs: Available.

Postal Services: A postal drop box (letters only) available.

Currency Exchange: Available, inside the main building.

Smoking: Allowed in designated areas.

Other: There is also an internet room.

Lounges Include:

Air Koryo Business Class Lounge: The Business class lounge is on the upper level, Airside, and offers a complimentary buffet, as well as a relaxing and comfortable space to wait. There is also an outdoor viewing area.


The airport has one runway currently in use, which is designated 01/19 and measures 3,800 by 60 metres (12,470 ft × 200 ft).


The airport has two passenger terminals. Terminal 1, which opened in 2016, handles domestic flights. Terminal 2 was completed in 2015 and serves routes to China and Russia. A corridor of various shops connects the two terminal buildings.

Terminal 2 is modern and spacious, with a glass front. Inside, the arrival hall is on the first floor, the departure hall is on the second floor, and shops and restaurants mostly on the third floor.

Airlines that fly to Pyongyang International Airport

Airline Destinations
Air China Beijing–Capital
Air Koryo Beijing–Capital, Macau, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenyang, Vladivostok

How to get to Pyongyang International Airport

By Taxi

Taxis are available outside the airport. They are orange/red in colour and operate by the meter, 24hrs a day.

By Car Rental

There are car rental companies with on-site counters.

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