Cheongju International Airport

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Cheongju International Airport
청주국제공항
淸州國際空港

Cheongju Gukje Gonghang
Ch'ŏngju Kukche Konghang
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IATA: CJJICAO: RKTU

CJJ is located in South Korea
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Location of airport in South Korea
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Korea Airports Corporation, Republic of Korea Airforce
Serves Cheongju, Daejeon, & Sejong
Location Cheongwon, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Elevation AMSL 191 ft / 58 m
Coordinates 36°42′59″N 127°29′57″E / 36.71639°N 127.49917°E / 36.71639; 127.49917
Website www.airport.co.kr
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06R/24L 2,743 9,000 Concrete
06L/24R 2,743 9,000 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft movements 9,286
Passengers 1,032,484
Sources: World Aero Data[1]
Korea Airports Corporation[2]

Cheongju International Airport (Hangul: 청주국제공항; Hanja: 淸州國際空港; Revised Romanization: Cheongju Gukje Gonghang; McCune-Reischauer: Ch'ŏngju Kukche Konghang) (IATA: CJJICAO: RKTU) is an international airport in Cheongju city, South Korea. It also serves the cities of Daejeon and Sejong. In 2011, 1,337,791 passengers used the airport. It also houses the 17th fighter wing of the ROKAF. There is a railway station next to the airport, called Cheongju Airport station, which is on the Chungbuk Line.

Overview[edit]

Cheongju International Airport is located at Ipsang-ri (a township), Naesu-eup (읍; town), Cheongwon-gun (county), Chungcheongbuk-do; it is located just north of Cheongju. A railway station is located nearby. It opened as a military airbase in September 1978, and in 1984, international airport construction began. The construction was completed on December 1996, and it was opened as Cheongju International Airport on April 28, 1997. During the mid 80's, Cheongju was selected as a possible site for Korea's main international airport before Incheon became the preferred location. It can process 1.23 million people from domestic flights and 1.15 million people from international flights annually, and the parking lots can hold 770 vehicles. In addition, airplanes can operate 196,000 times a year. There used to be flights to Busan and Saipan, but they were stopped due to low ridership. Currently, there are domestic flights to Jeju and limited international flights to China, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand.[3]

Parking Facilities[edit]

It has a facility for parking 1,100 vehicles directly opposite to the passenger terminal. The facility is open between 6:30 and 22:00.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Asiana Airlines Beijing-Capital, Jeju
Beijing Capital Airlines Beijing-Capital
Eastar Jet Jeju, Shanghai-Pudong,[5] Shenyang
Jeju Air Jeju
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong[6]
Korean Air Hangzhou, Jeju
Seasonal: Hong Kong, Osaka-Kansai

Cargo airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Korean Air Cargo Atlanta, Seattle-Tacoma, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong[7]

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