Incheon International Airport Reviews
Did you know that Incheon International Airport has the third largest terminal in the world in size? The land of Kimchi and the best place for romantic holidays. The 28 year old Korean singer-rapper, songwriter, member of Big Bang and actor was born in South Korea as Choi Seung-Hyun or a.k.a. “T.O.P”. Join us as we study the international airport in South Korea; Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Incheon International Airport Reviews of Passengers
The largest airport in South Korea has a total score of 4.6/5 rating out of 1,049 Incheon International Airport reviews on Google. It is an obvious perfect score, this airport had been known to be organized, well-mannered and neat. They are even noted for their generosity that seats are everywhere.
One reviewer even said “Incheon is probably the nicest airport I have ever traveled through. It’s a really easy airport to navigate and also very modern and clean. Most of the signs are in english/korean so it’s not a problem at all. One of the things I found during my 4hr layover in Seoul was the showers travelers are allowed to use. You can purchase a towel to use for 2 dollars and it makes you feel great to get a shower in for your next flight.”
ICN information counters are located on the first and third floors in the boarding gate areas at the Airport Transportation Centre. Aside from toilets, ICN also have shower rooms wherein travelers can refresh themselves after a long flight. They have a total of 17 shower rooms, 7 in the East and West Passenger Terminal and 10 in the concourse, operating from 7:00AM-10:00PM. Internet connection via WiFi is available in ICN, just connect to “NAVER” for an unlimited free access.
The following are list of stores and establishments available in ICN:
- First Floor: 5 food establishments, 2 telecom and 2 spa & salon
- Second Floor: A post office, information board and a coffee shop
- Third Floor: 2 food establishments, check-in, boarding, oversized baggage area, bus and taxi stops.
- Fourth Floor: 4 food establishments consisting of 3 food courts and 1 restaurant
*There’s only one Terminal for this airport and it connects to Concourse A by 2 underground passageways.
To get to Incheon International Airport from central Seoul, travelers should take the Gangbyeonbuk-ro route, turning northwards, then exit to eastbound of Incheon International Airport Expressway. This route leads them directly to the airport site. The toll is payable to/from Incheon and Seoul. Coordinates of 37°27′48″N 126°26′24″E.
Another way to get there is 52 kilometers west from the capital of Seoul, the location of the airport is on Yeongjong Island to be exact. ICN can be reached from downtown via city buses and taxis. There’s no rail service, then it only means that the vehicle can be dropped to nearby subway stations for connections to the city.
Location – Traffic – Service
ICN was listed one of the world’s busiest airports. To be exact in March 2015, statistics by Airports Council International show they ranked the 7th spot for busiest airports with over 12.5 million flights exits on international and domestic flights from 3 runways and 1 helipads with a total of around 33 million passengers. Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air and Polar Air Cargo are headquartered here. The airport serves Seoul metropolitan areas and has over 300 international and domestic nonstop destinations.
Past: Building the airport started in 1992 and was officially opened in March 2001. The aim of the new airport was to cope up with the increase of air traffic in Gimpo International Airport as observed after the Seoul Olympics held in 1988. The initial start of any business or company tags along problems. However, such problems were fixed within a month and the airport was able to operate to smoothly after that.
Present: The public international airport of South Korea is fully owned by the Government of the Republic of Korea. Now, led by President and Chief Executive Officer, Park Wan-su. Prior to being the leader of ICN, during his youth he used to be an electronics manufacturer then was nominated in time as Mayor of Changwon city. In an interview with Global Traveler in the mid of 2015, he revealed the uniqueness of the airport when he said “Employees share the goal of providing the world’s best service while maintaining safety, speed and convenience, and try their best in their positions. Sharing information and know-how through collaboration is especially effective in improving service.
We also differentiate Incheon Airport as a “culture-port” — more than a mere transportation means, a venue offering culture and art. K-pop, classical and Korean traditional music performances take place 23 times a day throughout the airport, and 12 centers feature Korean culture programs.”
Future: Ongoing development work includes construction of a second terminal building (expected to open towards the end of 2016) and further expansion set for completion by 2020.
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The airport has been continuously awarded as “The Best Airport worldwide” for nine consecutive years (2005-13) by Airports Council International. And at this year’s Global Traveler Tested Reader Survey Awards, ICN won the award for “the Best Overall Airport in the World prize”, the airport took home the victory even among the other giant participants followed by Changi Airport and the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
- Airport Code: ICN
- Phone number : +82 1577-2600
- Fax number: +82 (0)32 741 2270
- Website URL www.airport.kr
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
- Address: 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea
In A Nutshell
Incheon International Airport Reviews, the airport might have started late but age is just a number for them. Their performance matches other pioneer international airports worldwide. ICN keeps growing and extending their network of destinations. This evidently had been one of the main reasons they are the one of the most busiest airports by passenger traffic overall.
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