The Incheon International Airport (IIA) is the largest airport in South Korea and one of the largest in Asia . He is on to Incheon island belonging Yeongjongdo in the Yellow Sea , 52 kilometers west of Seoul . The Incheon Airport is the hub of Korean Air , Asiana Airlines and Cargo 360 . The airport was opened in 2001, replacing the international air traffic to Gimpo International Airport . Gimpo serves well, except for flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Airport , only inter-Korean flights.
The airport is the backbone of the international civil aviation and air cargo transport in East Asia . He is, in terms of traffic volume , the seventh largest airport in Asia, after Tokyo International Airport ( Tokyo ), Beijing Capital International Airport ( Beijing ), Hong Kong International Airport ( Hong Kong ), Airport Bangkok Suvarnabhumi ( Bangkok ), Singapore Changi Airport ( Singapore ) and Narita (near Tokyo). The Freeway 130 connects the airport to the mainland, part of which is the Yeongjong Bridge. There are also in October 2009 a second road link across the Incheon Bridge . There are regular bus connections exist to the whole of South Korea , as well as ferries to Incheon and other nearby ports.
In addition, a highway between Incheon and was Gimpo International Airport completed, connecting the domestic flights to the international airport. An improvement that makes it much easier to travel from South Korean regions to Incheon, and from there to all airports in the world. The Incheon International Airport Railroad link to Gimpo International Airport connects the two airports in a good 30 minutes driving time. Extensions to the Seoul railway station followed by late 2010. A special feature is applied in the approach paths to the north and south of the recognizable from a great height lettering INCHEON in 40-meter-high white letters.