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KWJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KWJ / RKJJ
Airport Names:
  1. Gwangju Airport
  2. 광주공항 光州空港
  3. Gwangju Gonghang
  4. Kwangju Konghang
Location: Gwangju (Kwangju), South Korea
GPS Coordinates: 35°7'35"N by 126°48'32"E
Operator/Owner: Korea Airports Coorporation, Republic of Korea Airforce
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 39 feet (12 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gwangju Airport (KWJ):

  • The furthest airport from Gwangju Airport (KWJ) is Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport (PDP), which is nearly antipodal to Gwangju Airport (meaning Gwangju Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport), and is located 12,327 miles (19,839 kilometers) away in Maldonado/Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay.
  • The closest airport to Gwangju Airport (KWJ) is Mokpo Airport (MPK), which is located 35 miles (57 kilometers) SW of KWJ.
  • Because of Gwangju Airport's relatively low elevation of 39 feet, planes can take off or land at Gwangju 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.
  • Gwangju Airport (KWJ) has 2 runways.
  • Gwangju Airport handled 1,539,187 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Gwangju Airport", other names for KWJ include "광주공항 光州空港", "Gwangju Gonghang" and "Kwangju Konghang".

Map of Nearest Airports from Gwangju Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Gwangju Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.14 miles (56.56 km) SWMokpo Airport (MPK)Mokpo, South KoreaView Mokpo Airport on a map View satellite image of Mokpo Airport Set MPK as destination Airport Get more information about Mokpo Airport
254.81 miles (88.20 km) NNWGunsan Airport (KUV)Gunsan, South KoreaView Gunsan Airport on a map View satellite image of Gunsan Airport Set KUV as destination Airport Get more information about Gunsan Airport
371.35 miles (114.83 km) ESacheon Airport (HIN)Sacheon, South KoreaView Sacheon Airport on a map View satellite image of Sacheon Airport Set HIN as destination Airport Get more information about Sacheon Airport
4113.03 miles (181.91 km) SJeju International Airport (CJU)Jeju, South KoreaView Jeju International Airport on a map View satellite image of Jeju International Airport Set CJU as destination Airport Get more information about Jeju International Airport
5116.45 miles (187.41 km) NNECheongju International Airport (CJJ)Cheong ju, South KoreaView Cheongju International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cheongju International Airport Set CJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Cheongju International Airport
6116.79 miles (187.95 km) ENEDaegu International Airport (TAE)Daegu, South KoreaView Daegu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Daegu International Airport Set TAE as destination Airport Get more information about Daegu International Airport
7119.62 miles (192.51 km) SJeongseok / Jungseok Airport (JDG)Jeju province, South KoreaView Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport on a map View satellite image of Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport Set JDG as destination Airport Get more information about Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport
8120.35 miles (193.68 km) EGimhae International Airport (PUS)Busan, South KoreaView Gimhae International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gimhae International Airport Set PUS as destination Airport Get more information about Gimhae International Airport
9135.32 miles (217.78 km) NEYecheon Air Base (YEC)Yecheon, South KoreaView Yecheon Air Base on a map View satellite image of Yecheon Air Base Set YEC as destination Airport Get more information about Yecheon Air Base
10158.39 miles (254.90 km) ENEPohang Airport (KPO)Pohang, South KoreaView Pohang Airport on a map View satellite image of Pohang Airport Set KPO as destination Airport Get more information about Pohang Airport
11161.16 miles (259.35 km) NSeoul Air Base (SSN)Seongnam, South KoreaView Seoul Air Base on a map View satellite image of Seoul Air Base Set SSN as destination Airport Get more information about Seoul Air Base
12162.77 miles (261.95 km) NIncheon International Airport (ICN)Incheon (near Seoul), South KoreaView Incheon International Airport on a map View satellite image of Incheon International Airport Set ICN as destination Airport Get more information about Incheon International Airport
13168.02 miles (270.39 km) NGimpo International Airport (GMP)Seoul, South KoreaView Gimpo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gimpo International Airport Set GMP as destination Airport Get more information about Gimpo International Airport
14168.02 miles (270.39 km) NGimpo International Airport (SEL)Seoul, South KoreaView Gimpo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gimpo International Airport Set SEL as destination Airport Get more information about Gimpo International Airport
15172.11 miles (276.98 km) NNEWonju Airport (WJU)Wonju, South KoreaView Wonju Airport on a map View satellite image of Wonju Airport Set WJU as destination Airport Get more information about Wonju Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gwangju Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Gwangju Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,327.46 miles (19,839.07 km) ECapitán 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 View satellite image of Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport Set PDP as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport
212,287.88 miles (19,775.38 km) SSETreinta y Tres Airport (TYT)Treinta y Tres, Treinta y Tres, UruguayView Treinta y Tres Airport on a map View satellite image of Treinta y Tres Airport Set TYT as destination Airport Get more information about Treinta y Tres Airport
312,274.82 miles (19,754.36 km) ECarrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport (MVD)Montevideo, Montevideo, UruguayView Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport on a map View satellite image of Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport Set MVD as destination Airport Get more information about Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport
412,235.55 miles (19,691.15 km) SSECerro Largo International Airport (MLZ)Melo, Cerro Largo, UruguayView Cerro Largo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cerro Largo International Airport Set MLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Cerro Largo International Airport
512,218.28 miles (19,663.36 km) SSWRio Grande Regional Airport (RIG)Rio Grande, BrazilView Rio Grande Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio Grande Regional Airport Set RIG as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Grande Regional Airport
612,211.83 miles (19,652.99 km) ESESanta Bernardina International Airport (DZO)Durazno, Durazno, UruguayView Santa Bernardina International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Bernardina International Airport Set DZO as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Bernardina International Airport
712,196.01 miles (19,627.53 km) SSWPelotas International Airport (PET)Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Pelotas International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pelotas International Airport Set PET as destination Airport Get more information about Pelotas International Airport
812,189.30 miles (19,616.74 km) SSECerro Largo International Airport (VCH)Vichadero, Rivera, UruguayView Cerro Largo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cerro Largo International Airport Set VCH as destination Airport Get more information about Cerro Largo International Airport
912,177.90 miles (19,598.38 km) SEVilla Gesell Airport (VLG)Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Villa Gesell Airport on a map View satellite image of Villa Gesell Airport Set VLG as destination Airport Get more information about Villa Gesell Airport
1012,173.30 miles (19,590.98 km) SSEComandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport (BGX)Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport on a map View satellite image of Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport Set BGX as destination Airport Get more information about Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport
1112,172.89 miles (19,590.31 km) ELaguna de los Patos International Airport (CYR)Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia, UruguayView Laguna de los Patos International Airport on a map View satellite image of Laguna de los Patos International Airport Set CYR as destination Airport Get more information about Laguna de los Patos International Airport
1212,170.56 miles (19,586.56 km) ELa Plata Airport (LPG)La Plata, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView La Plata Airport on a map View satellite image of La Plata Airport Set LPG as destination Airport Get more information about La Plata Airport
1312,155.21 miles (19,561.86 km) SETacuarembó Airport (TAW)Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó, UruguayView Tacuarembó Airport on a map View satellite image of Tacuarembó Airport Set TAW as destination Airport Get more information about Tacuarembó Airport
1412,137.94 miles (19,534.08 km) EJorge Newbery Airfield (AEP)Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Jorge Newbery Airfield on a map View satellite image of Jorge Newbery Airfield Set AEP as destination Airport Get more information about Jorge Newbery Airfield
1512,133.51 miles (19,526.94 km) EMinistro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)Ezeiza (near Buenos Aires), ArgentinaView Ministro Pistarini International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ministro Pistarini International Airport Set EZE as destination Airport Get more information about Ministro Pistarini International Airport