Jeju International Airport

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Jeju International Airport
제주국제공항
濟州國際空港

Jeju Gukje Gonghang
Cheju Kukche Konghang
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IATA: CJUICAO: RKPC
CJU is located in South Korea
CJU
CJU
Location of airport in South Korea
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Korea Airports Corporation
Serves Jeju Island
Location Jeju City, Jeju Province, South Korea
Hub for Jeju Air
Elevation AMSL 36 m / 118 ft
Coordinates 33°30′41″N 126°29′35″E / 33.51139°N 126.49306°E / 33.51139; 126.49306
Website [1]
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
13/31 1,910 6,266 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Aircraft movements 130,454
Passengers 20,055,238
Sources: World Aero Data[2]
Korea Airports Corporation[3]

Jeju International Airport (Hangul: 제주국제공항, Hanja: 濟州國際空港, Revised Romanization of Korean: Jeju Gukje Gonghang, McCune-Reischauer: Cheju Kukche Konghang) (IATA: CJUICAO: RKPC) is the 2nd largest airport in South Korea, just behind Incheon Airport in Incheon. It is located in the city of Jeju. The airport opened in 1968.

Jeju International Airport serves many mainland destinations in South Korea, as well as international destinations in China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan. In 2013, 20,055,238 passengers used the airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Busan Busan, Seoul-Gimpo
Air China Beijing-Capital, Hangzhou[4]
Air Macau Charter : Macau
Asiana Airlines Busan, Cheongju, Daegu, Gwangju, Jinju-Sacheon, Muan, Pohang, Seoul-Gimpo, Seoul-Incheon
Asiana Airlines Fukuoka
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Changchun, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Ningbo, Shanghai-Pudong, Wenzhou, Wuxi, Xi'an[5]
Charter : Nanjing
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Changsha,[6] Dalian, Guangzhou (begins 1 November 2014),[7] Harbin, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou
Dragonair Hong Kong
Eastar Jet Cheongju, Gunsan, Seoul-Gimpo
Eastar Jet Charter : Guilin, Hohhot, Macau, Nanchang
Jeju Air Busan, Cheongju, Daegu, Seoul-Gimpo
Jin Air Seoul-Gimpo
Charter: Yangyang
Jin Air Quanzhou,[8] Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an
Charter: Chengdu, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
Korean Air Busan, Cheongju, Daegu, Gwangju, Gunsan, Jinju, Seoul-Gimpo, Seoul-Incheon, Wonju, Yeosu
Korean Air Beijing-Capital, Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita
Charter : Guam
Okay Airways Tianjin
Seasonal: Changsha,[9] Chongqing
Spring Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
T'way Airlines Daegu, Gwangju, Seoul-Gimpo
Charter : Guiyang, Kunming, Nanning
TransAsia Airways Taipei-Taoyuan
Xiamen Airlines Fuzhou, Quanzhou,[10] Xiamen
Yakutia Airlines Charter : Khabarovsk[11]

Traffic and statistics[edit]

Traffic by calendar year[edit]

Traffic by calendar year
Passenger volume Change over previous year Aircraft operations Cargo tonnage
1997 9,819,129 63,134 287,203.5
1998 7,469,980 Decrease023.9% 50,979 275,898.7
1999 8,242,134 Increase010.3% 49,978 290,167.5
2000 9,125,939 Increase010.7% 55,675 320,632.9
2001 9,320,337 Increase02.1% 60,597 329,895.4
2002 9,939,700 Increase06.6% 68,681 337,750.0
2003 10,802,989 Increase08.7% 77,069 339,498.2
2004 11,104,341 Increase02.8% 76,075 327,325.1
2005 11,354,925 Increase02.3% 73,556 317,838.9
2006 12,109,836 Increase06.6% 78,611 315,128.6
2007 12,296,426 Increase01.5% 93,073 288,453.3
2008 12,448,084 Increase01.2% 95,671 225,478.7
2009 13,643,366 Increase09.6% 99,323 240,253.3
2010 15,724,360 Increase015.3% 103,426 231,286.5
2011 17,201,878 Increase09.4% 112,696 251,974.7
2012 18,443,047 Increase07.2% 120,699 244,646.7
2013 20,055,238 Increase08.7% 130,454 237,327,5
Source: Korea Airports Corporation Traffic Statistics[12]

Domestic traffic by route[edit]

Domestic Traffic By Route (2013)[12]
Rank Airport Passengers Aircraft
Movements
Carriers
1 Gimpo International Airport 12,231,554 75,116 Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, T'way Airlines
2 Gimhae International Airport 2,844,233 18,461 Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Korean Air
3 Cheongju International Airport 1,163,405 7,927 Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Korean Air
4 Gwangju Airport 826,931 5,809 Asiana Airlines, Korean Air
5 Daegu International Airport 815,529 6,123 Asiana Airlines, Korean Air
6 Incheon International Airport 226,154 1,838 Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, T'way Airlines
7 Gunsan Airport 175,492 1,444 Eastar Jet, Korean Air
8 Wonju Airport 79,719 688 Korean Air
9 Sacheon Airport 38,026 412 Asiana Airlines, Korean Air
10 Pohang Airport 29,039 302 Asiana Airlines
11 Yeosu Airport 24,075 219 Korean Air
12 Ulsan Airport 20,731 202 Korean Air
13 Muan International Airport 17,882 202 Asiana Airlines

Busiest international routes[edit]

Busiest international routes from Jeju (2013)[12]
Rank Airport Passengers Aircraft
Movements
Carriers
1 Shanghai-Pudong 356,922 2,833 China Eastern Airlines, Jin Air, Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines
2 Beijing-Capital 118,984 771 Beijing Capital Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Korean Air
3 Ningbo 90,460 624 China Eastern Airlines, Jeju Air
4 Tokyo-Narita 88,832 691 Korean Air
5 Osaka-Kansai 81,637 659 Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Korean Air
6 Hangzhou 63,072 426 China Eastern Airlines
7 Changchun 53,379 397 China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines
8 Taipei-Taoyuan 51,586 460 Jin Air, TransAsia Airways
9 Hong Kong 41,412 356 Dragonair
10 Changsha, China 35,627 223 China Southern Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jin Air, T'way Airlines

Top carriers[edit]

In 2013, the ten carriers with the largest percentage of passengers flying into, out of, or through Jeju are as follows:

Top carriers (2013)[12]
Rank Carrier Domestic
passengers
International
passengers
Total  %
1 Korean Air 4,734,820 354,711 5,089,531 25.38%
2 Asiana Airlines 3,819,623 29,548 3,849,171 19.19%
3 Jeju Air 2,912,658 68,003 2,980,661 14.86%
4 Jin Air 1,855,651 168,805 2,039,719 10.17%
5 Eastar Jet 1,853,715 168,805 2,020,520 10.07%
6 T'way Airlines 1,837,688 47,584 1,885,272 9.40%
7 Air Busan 1,478,615 1,478,615 7.37%
8 China Eastern Airlines 362,769 362,769 1.81%
9 China Southern Airlines 155,532 155,532 0.78%
10 Juneyao Airlines 50,994 50,994 0.25%

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 10 August 1994, Korean Air Flight 2033 overran the runway while attempting to land at Jeju International Airport. All 160 persons on board survived.

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