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ICN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ICN / RKSI
Airport Names:
  1. Incheon International Airport
  2. 인천국제공항 仁川國際空港
  3. Incheon Gukje Gonghang Inch'ŏn Kukche Konghang
Location: Incheon (near Seoul), South Korea
GPS Coordinates: 37°27'47"N by 126°26'23"E
Area Served: Seoul Metro Area
Operator/Owner: Government of the Republic of Korea
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 23 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Incheon International Airport (ICN):

  • Because of Incheon International Airport's relatively low elevation of 23 feet, planes can take off or land at Incheon International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Seoul Incheon International Airport's terminal has 76 boarding gates altogether, with 44 in the main terminal and 30 in Concourse A.
  • Located at the center of the airport, the 22 story Control Tower is 100.4 metres tall and is illuminated 24 hours a day.
  • Incheon International Airport (ICN) has 3 runways.
  • The closest airport to Incheon International Airport (ICN) is Gimpo International Airport (GMP), which is located 20 miles (33 kilometers) ENE of ICN.
  • Incheon Airport is a major connecting point between China and North America.
  • In addition to being known as "Incheon International Airport", other names for ICN include "인천국제공항 仁川國際空港" and "Incheon Gukje Gonghang Inch'ŏn Kukche Konghang".
  • The airport opened for business in early 2001 to replace the older Gimpo International Airport, which now serves mostly domestic destinations plus shuttle flights to alternate airports in China, Japan, and Taiwan.
  • Initially, there were numerous problems, mostly involving baggage handling, which required the system to be operated semi-automatically.
  • The furthest airport from Incheon International Airport (ICN) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), which is nearly antipodal to Incheon International Airport (meaning Incheon International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Villa Gesell Airport), and is located 12,246 miles (19,707 kilometers) away in Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Incheon International Airport handled 41,482,828 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Incheon International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Incheon International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
120.30 miles (32.67 km) ENEGimpo International Airport (GMP)Seoul, South KoreaView Gimpo International Airport on a map Set GMP as destination Airport Get more information about Gimpo International Airport
220.30 miles (32.67 km) ENEGimpo International Airport (SEL)Seoul, South KoreaView Gimpo International Airport on a map Set SEL as destination Airport Get more information about Gimpo International Airport
336.98 miles (59.52 km) ESeoul Air Base (SSN)Seongnam, South KoreaView Seoul Air Base on a map Set SSN as destination Airport Get more information about Seoul Air Base
477.92 miles (125.40 km) SECheongju International Airport (CJJ)Cheong ju, South KoreaView Cheongju International Airport on a map Set CJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Cheongju International Airport
583.41 miles (134.23 km) EWonju Airport (WJU)Wonju, South KoreaView Wonju Airport on a map Set WJU as destination Airport Get more information about Wonju Airport
6108.19 miles (174.11 km) SGunsan Airport (KUV)Gunsan, South KoreaView Gunsan Airport on a map Set KUV as destination Airport Get more information about Gunsan Airport
7120.21 miles (193.46 km) ESEYecheon Air Base (YEC)Yecheon, South KoreaView Yecheon Air Base on a map Set YEC as destination Airport Get more information about Yecheon Air Base
8126.82 miles (204.10 km) ENESokcho Airport (SHO)Sokcho, South KoreaView Sokcho Airport on a map Set SHO as destination Airport Get more information about Sokcho Airport
9128.60 miles (206.96 km) NNWPyongyang Sunan International Airport (FNJ)Pyongyang, North KoreaView Pyongyang Sunan International Airport on a map Set FNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Pyongyang Sunan International Airport
10138.49 miles (222.88 km) EGangneung Airbase (KAG)Kangnung (Gangneung), South KoreaView Gangneung Airbase on a map Set KAG as destination Airport Get more information about Gangneung Airbase
11162.77 miles (261.95 km) SGwangju Airport (KWJ)Gwangju (Kwangju), South KoreaView Gwangju Airport on a map Set KWJ as destination Airport Get more information about Gwangju Airport
12163.92 miles (263.80 km) SEDaegu International Airport (TAE)Daegu, South KoreaView Daegu International Airport on a map Set TAE as destination Airport Get more information about Daegu International Airport
13186.89 miles (300.77 km) SMokpo Airport (MPK)Mokpo, South KoreaView Mokpo Airport on a map Set MPK as destination Airport Get more information about Mokpo Airport
14187.53 miles (301.80 km) SSESacheon Airport (HIN)Sacheon, South KoreaView Sacheon Airport on a map Set HIN as destination Airport Get more information about Sacheon Airport
15193.98 miles (312.18 km) ESEPohang Airport (KPO)Pohang, South KoreaView Pohang Airport on a map Set KPO as destination Airport Get more information about Pohang Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Incheon International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Incheon International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,245.61 miles (19,707.35 km) EVilla Gesell Airport (VLG)Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Villa Gesell Airport on a map Set VLG as destination Airport Get more information about Villa Gesell Airport
212,237.30 miles (19,693.98 km) SSECapitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport (PDP)Maldonado/Punta del Este, Maldonado, UruguayView Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport on a map Set PDP as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport
312,215.01 miles (19,658.11 km) EAstor Piazzolla International Airport (MDQ)Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaView Astor Piazzolla International Airport on a map Set MDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Astor Piazzolla International Airport
412,209.01 miles (19,648.45 km) SECarrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport (MVD)Montevideo, Montevideo, UruguayView Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport on a map Set MVD as destination Airport Get more information about Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport
512,195.78 miles (19,627.16 km) ESEMiramar Airport (MJR)Miramar, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Miramar Airport on a map Set MJR as destination Airport Get more information about Miramar Airport
612,141.96 miles (19,540.55 km) ESENecochea Airport (NEC)Necochea, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Necochea Airport on a map Set NEC as destination Airport Get more information about Necochea Airport
712,140.19 miles (19,537.69 km) SELa Plata Airport (LPG)La Plata, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView La Plata Airport on a map Set LPG as destination Airport Get more information about La Plata Airport
812,138.57 miles (19,535.09 km) STreinta y Tres Airport (TYT)Treinta y Tres, Treinta y Tres, UruguayView Treinta y Tres Airport on a map Set TYT as destination Airport Get more information about Treinta y Tres Airport
912,125.09 miles (19,513.39 km) ETandil Airport (TDL)Tandil, ArgentinaView Tandil Airport on a map Set TDL as destination Airport Get more information about Tandil Airport
1012,122.83 miles (19,509.76 km) SELaguna de los Patos International Airport (CYR)Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia, UruguayView Laguna de los Patos International Airport on a map Set CYR as destination Airport Get more information about Laguna de los Patos International Airport
1112,115.17 miles (19,497.43 km) ESELas Flores Airport (ELB)El Banco, ColombiaView Las Flores Airport on a map Set ELB as destination Airport Get more information about Las Flores Airport
1212,108.47 miles (19,486.65 km) SSESanta Bernardina International Airport (DZO)Durazno, Durazno, UruguayView Santa Bernardina International Airport on a map Set DZO as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Bernardina International Airport
1312,104.64 miles (19,480.48 km) ESEMinistro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)Ezeiza (near Buenos Aires), ArgentinaView Ministro Pistarini International Airport on a map Set EZE as destination Airport Get more information about Ministro Pistarini International Airport
1412,099.33 miles (19,471.93 km) SEJorge Newbery Airfield (AEP)Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Jorge Newbery Airfield on a map Set AEP as destination Airport Get more information about Jorge Newbery Airfield
1512,087.06 miles (19,452.19 km) SESan Fernando Airport (FDO)San Fernando, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView San Fernando Airport on a map Set FDO as destination Airport Get more information about San Fernando Airport