Guide to flights :
The Jeju International Airport has a total of 29 direct routes (13 domestic and 16 international).
Domestic routes link Jeju and elsewhere in the nation- Incheon, Gimpo, Gimhae, Chongju, Wonju, Daegu, Gunsan, Gwangju, Ulsan, Pohang, Sacheon, Yeosu and Muan.
International routes connect Jeju and cities of three countries-Japan, China and Taiwan. The cities are Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka in Japan and Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Changchun, Shenyang, Harbin, Xian, Lanzhou, Yanji and Hangzhou in China as well as Taiwanese cities of Taipei and Kaohsiung. 94 percent of tourists to Jeju use airplanes.
• They take off and land 143,000 times in a year including Boeing 747's using the 3km runway and the Jeju Airport can handle 15.2 million passengers a year.
Based on mid & long term airport expansion plans, 375.5 Mil. USD will be invested to expand the airport till 2020. During the first phase of the project up to 2010, they expanded the capacity of the taking off and landing to 177,000 times and enlarge major facilities so that they could handle 18.64 million passengers, a year.
(Source: 'Traveling to Jeju' from www.jeju.go.kr)
Flight service is available for 11 cities in three countries: Japan, China, and Taiwan For international meetings. Jeju allows visa-free entry for 184 nationals for stays less than 30 days. Expanded flights and direct flights are also available.
By air : Several direct international routes connect Jeju to major cities. Entry and departure policies have been established for Jeju applying nowhere else in Korea: those who otherwise could not, including individual tourists from China, may enter without a visa. Visitors may stay for 30 days without visa.
39 major international airlines from 23 countries provide regular flight service between Incheon International Airport and other major cities worldwide.
There are three ways to fly to Jeju Island: direct international flight, transfer from Incheon International Airport for domestic flight to Jeju, or transfer to Gimpo Airport from Incheon International Airport by ground transportation (bus, train) for domestic flight to Jeju
Upon arriving Incheon International Airport, you may take an airport limousine bus to Gimpo Airport. It takes about 30 minutes, and the fare is 6,000 Korean won (*US$ 5.5). The airport limousine bus runs every day from 05:00 to 21:30 at 5 to 10 minute intervals.
Train is also available from Incheon International Airport to Gimpo Airport. It takes 33 minutes for 3,650 Korean Won (*US$ 3.3). It operates from 05:50 until 23:58.
The national carriers including Korea Air and Asiana Airlines operate at 15 to 20 minute intervals from 06:55 to 20:50. Flight time is about 50 minutes.
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