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SEL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SEL /
Airport Names:
  1. Gimpo International Airport
  2. 김포국제공항 金浦國際空港
  3. Gimpo Gukje Gonghang Kimp'o Kukche Konghang
  4. GMP
  5. RKSS
Location: Seoul, South Korea
GPS Coordinates: 37°33'29"N by 126°47'26"E
Area Served: Seoul
Operator/Owner: Korea Airports Corporation
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 58 feet (18 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gimpo International Airport (SEL):

  • Because of Gimpo International Airport's relatively low elevation of 58 feet, planes can take off or land at Gimpo 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.
  • Gimpo International Airport handled 19,424,032 passengers last year.
  • The Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board has its FDR/CVR Analysis and Wreckage Laboratory on the property of Gimpo International Airport.
  • The furthest airport from Gimpo International Airport (SEL) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), which is nearly antipodal to Gimpo International Airport (meaning Gimpo International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Villa Gesell Airport), and is located 12,226 miles (19,676 kilometers) away in Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • In addition to being known as "Gimpo International Airport", other names for SEL include "김포국제공항 金浦國際空港", "Gimpo Gukje Gonghang Kimp'o Kukche Konghang", "GMP" and "RKSS".
  • Gimpo International Airport (SEL) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Gimpo International Airport (SEL) is Gimpo International Airport (GMP), which is located only 0 mile (0 kilometer) N of SEL.
  • Wreckage of a C-54 destroyed on the ground by KPAF fighters on 25 June 1950
  • The airfield was originally constructed in 1939–1942 during the Japanese Imperial period.
  • The airport is located south of the Han River in western Seoul.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gimpo International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Gimpo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
10.00 miles (0.00 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
219.35 miles (31.13 km) ESESeoul 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
320.30 miles (32.67 km) WSWIncheon 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
464.65 miles (104.05 km) EWonju 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
570.04 miles (112.71 km) SECheongju 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
6106.57 miles (171.51 km) ENESokcho Airport (SHO)Sokcho, South KoreaView Sokcho Airport on a map View satellite image of Sokcho Airport Set SHO as destination Airport Get more information about Sokcho Airport
7107.37 miles (172.79 km) SEYecheon 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
8114.70 miles (184.59 km) SGunsan 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
9118.54 miles (190.77 km) EGangneung Airbase (KAG)Kangnung (Gangneung), South KoreaView Gangneung Airbase on a map View satellite image of Gangneung Airbase Set KAG as destination Airport Get more information about Gangneung Airbase
10130.11 miles (209.39 km) NNWPyongyang Sunan International Airport (FNJ)Pyongyang, North KoreaView Pyongyang Sunan International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pyongyang Sunan International Airport Set FNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Pyongyang Sunan International Airport
11154.66 miles (248.90 km) SEDaegu 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
12168.02 miles (270.39 km) SGwangju Airport (KWJ)Gwangju (Kwangju), South KoreaView Gwangju Airport on a map View satellite image of Gwangju Airport Set KWJ as destination Airport Get more information about Gwangju Airport
13181.52 miles (292.12 km) SEPohang 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
14184.90 miles (297.56 km) SSESacheon 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
15194.75 miles (313.43 km) SMokpo 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Gimpo International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Gimpo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,225.96 miles (19,675.73 km) EVilla 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
212,222.52 miles (19,670.19 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 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
312,196.99 miles (19,629.11 km) EAstor Piazzolla International Airport (MDQ)Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaView Astor Piazzolla International Airport on a map View satellite image of Astor Piazzolla International Airport Set MDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Astor Piazzolla International Airport
412,191.76 miles (19,620.68 km) SECarrasco/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
512,178.50 miles (19,599.34 km) ESEMiramar Airport (MJR)Miramar, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Miramar Airport on a map View satellite image of Miramar Airport Set MJR as destination Airport Get more information about Miramar Airport
612,128.61 miles (19,519.06 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
712,125.00 miles (19,513.24 km) ESENecochea Airport (NEC)Necochea, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Necochea Airport on a map View satellite image of Necochea Airport Set NEC as destination Airport Get more information about Necochea Airport
812,120.56 miles (19,506.11 km) ESELa 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
912,105.68 miles (19,482.16 km) ETandil Airport (TDL)Tandil, ArgentinaView Tandil Airport on a map View satellite image of Tandil Airport Set TDL as destination Airport Get more information about Tandil Airport
1012,103.84 miles (19,479.19 km) SELaguna 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
1112,094.90 miles (19,464.81 km) ESELas Flores Airport (ELB)El Banco, ColombiaView Las Flores Airport on a map View satellite image of Las Flores Airport Set ELB as destination Airport Get more information about Las Flores Airport
1212,092.67 miles (19,461.22 km) SSESanta 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
1312,084.83 miles (19,448.60 km) ESEMinistro 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
1412,079.78 miles (19,440.48 km) SEJorge 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
1512,071.91 miles (19,427.82 km) SCerro 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