Gimpo International Airport Station

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Gimpo International Airport Station
Gimpoairportstation southkorea.JPG
Korean name
Hangul 공항
Hanja 空港
Revised Romanization Gimpogonghangnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Kimp'ogonghangnyŏk
General information
Location 744 Banghwa-dong,
Gangseo-gu, Seoul
Operated by SMRT, Seoul Metro Line 9 Co., Korail Airport Co.
Line(s)      Line 5
     Line 9
     AREX
Platforms 6
Tracks 6
Construction
Structure type Underground
Key dates
March 20, 1996      Line 5 opened
July 24, 2009      Line 9 opened
March 23, 2007      AREX opened
Services
Preceding station   Korea Train Express   Following station
KTX logo.svg Gyeongbu KTX
toward Busan
KTX logo.svg Honam KTX
KTX logo.svg Jeolla KTX
toward Yeosu Expo
KTX logo.svg Gyeongjeon KTX
toward Jinju
KTX logo.svg Donghae KTX
toward Pohang


Gimpo International Airport Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 5 and Line 9. True to its name, it serves the nearby Gimpo Airport, the hub of domestic flights in the Seoul metropolitan area as well as limited flights to/from China, Japan, and Taiwan.

The Incheon International Airport Railroad link from this station to Incheon International Airport opened in March 2007. An extension of this rail line, opened in December 2010, connects Gimpo and Incheon International Airports to Seoul Station. There are plans to offer through-service from Line 9 onto AREX (Gangnam to Incheon Airport) starting in 2011.

In 2018, Gimpo Airport Station will host another new line, as the Daegok-Sosa-Wonsi Line opens.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2
Line 5 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Line 5 toward Banghwa (Gaehwasan)
Eastbound Line 5 toward Sangil-dong or Macheon (Songjeong)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3
Eastbound platforms
Eastbound
AREX Local toward Seoul (Digital Media City)
(No service: Magongnaru)
AREX Express does not stop here →

Island platform

Eastbound
Line 9 Local toward Sports Complex (Airport Market)
Line 9 Express toward Sports Complex (Gayang)
Island platform/No Service
No Service Line 9 No Service
L4
Westbound platforms
Westbound Line 9 Local toward Gaehwa (Terminus)
Line 9 Express Alighting passengers only
Island platform
Westbound
AREX Local toward Incheon International Airport (Gyeyang)

AREX Express does not stop here

Vicinity[edit]

  • Exit 1 : Gimpo Airport Domestic Terminal
  • Exit 2 : Gimpo Airport International Terminal

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Banghwa
Line 5
toward Sangil-dong or Macheon
Terminus Line 9
Express
Terminus
Line 9
Local
toward Seoul
AREX

Coordinates: 37°33′45″N 126°48′3″E / 37.56250°N 126.80083°E / 37.56250; 126.80083