Incheon International Airport, one of the best airports in the world

Dec 01 · in Incheon, South Korea · about Awesome Travel Stuff

The largest airport in South Korea, Incheon International Airport is an attraction by itself. It is the gateway to South Korea, and it features facilities you will never see in other airports. If you have plans of traveling to South Korea, or will be in Incheon International Airport for a layover, you might want to spend a few hours in the airport and explore its fantastic facilities and services.

Officially opened in March 2001, Incheon International Airport was constructed on reclaimed land between Yongyudo and Yeongjongdo. At the time of its opening, the airport was the largest building in country covering a total floor area of 5,347,555 square feet, with 44 gates and 16 aircraft stands, and with future expansions, the airport is envisioned to have the capability of welcoming about a hundred million passengers annually by 2020. It is now a major hub and one of the busiest airports in Asia. The airport has received a number of awards and recognitions from tourist and travel award giving bodies including “the best airport worldwide” by Airports Council International since 2005, “the world's cleanest airport and the world's best international transit airport” by Skytrax, “best airport in Asia-Pacific” by Airport Council International in 2013, and “best airport in the world” by GT traveler in 2014, just to name a few. It also boasts of a 0.0001% baggage mishandling rate!

It would be safe to say that Incheon International Airport is the best place to have a long layover or endure a cancelled flight! There are so many activities and sights you can enjoy in the airport. It has seven gardens, an ice skating rink, two movies theaters, a medical center and a pharmacy, children’s playroom, post office, optical shop, beauty salon, Korean culture museum, spa and sauna, internet café, a number of restaurants, bars and lounges, and 90 duty free shops! Just a few minutes away from the airport and part of the complex, is where you can play a round of golf or try your luck in the casino while waiting for your flight.

Incheon International Airport provides travelers the ultimate airport experience. It is a city within a city! For bookings and additional information about South Korea and Incheon International Airport, consult TravGroup http://www.travgroup.com

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