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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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Korea Airports Corporation
Serves Jeju Island
Location Jeju City, Jeju Province, South Korea
Hub for
Focus city for
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]
Map
CJU is located in South Korea
CJU
CJU
Location of airport in South Korea
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,180 10,433 Asphalt
13/31 1,910 6,266 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft movements 158,691
International Passengers 1,993,851
Domestic Passengers 24,243,711
Total Passengers 26,237,562
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, Taiwan and Malaysia. In 2015, 26,237,562 passengers used the airport.

Due to the large number of passengers using the airport and its limited capacity it was announced that a second airport would be constructed on the island near the southern city of Seogwipo. It is expected to open to the public in 2025.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Domestic Terminal[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Busan Busan, Daegu,[5] Seoul–Gimpo
Asiana Airlines Busan, Cheongju, Daegu, Gwangju, Sacheon, Seoul–Gimpo, Yeosu[6]
Eastar Jet Busan, Cheongju, Gunsan, Seoul–Gimpo
Jeju Air Busan, Cheongju, Daegu, Gwangju, Seoul–Gimpo
Jin Air Busan, Cheongju, Gwangju, Seoul–Gimpo
Korean Air Busan, Cheongju, Daegu, Gunsan, Gwangju, Sacheon, Seoul–Gimpo, Wonju, Yeosu
T'way Airlines Daegu, Gwangju, Muan, Seoul–Gimpo

International Terminal[edit]

Airlines Destinations
AirAsia X Kuala Lumpur–International[7]
Air China Seasonal: Beijing–Capital, Hangzhou
Cathay Dragon Hong Kong
China Eastern Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Seasonal: Nanjing, Ningbo
China Southern Airlines Seasonal: Changchun, Changsha, Dalian, Guangzhou, Harbin, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
Eastar Jet Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
HK Express Hong Kong
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Ho Chi Minh City
Jin Air Shanghai–Pudong
Seasonal: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Xi'an
Korean Air Beijing–Capital, Guiyang, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita
Philippine Airlines Seasonal: Manila
Shenzhen Airlines Seasonal: Nantong,[8] Shenzhen
Spring Airlines Hangzhou, Harbin, Ningbo,[9] Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang,[10] Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Yangzhou
T'way Airlines Osaka–Kansai,[11] Tokyo–Narita,[12]
Tianjin Airlines Seasonal: Tianjin
Tigerair Taiwan Taipei–Taoyuan

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
2014 23,197,796 Increase015.7% 145,533 275,428.8
2015 26,237,562 Increase013.1% 158,691 278,718.0
Source: Korea Airports Corporation Traffic Statistics[13]

Domestic traffic by route[edit]

Domestic Traffic By Route (2015)[13]
Rank Airport Passengers Aircraft
Movements
Carriers
1 Gimpo International Airport 15,443,279 87,986 Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, T'way Airlines
2 Gimhae International Airport 3,736,582 22,842 Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air
3 Cheongju International Airport 1,610,861 10,331 Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air
4 Daegu International Airport 1,576,843 10,163 Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, T'way Airlines
5 Gwangju Airport 1,249,669 7,845 Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, T'way Airlines</
6 Gunsan Airport 226,154 1,432 Eastar Jet, T'way Airlines</
7 Muan International Airport 129,125 918 Asiana Airlines, T'way Airlines
8 Incheon International Airport 88,371 757 Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, T'way Airlines
9 Wonju Airport 75,146 706 Korean Air
10 Sacheon Airport 47,935 410 Asiana Airlines
11 Yeosu Airport 37,674 284 Korean Air
12 Ulsan Airport 23,841 226 Korean Air
13 Yangyang International Airport 18,946 117 Korea Express Air

Busiest international routes[edit]

Busiest international routes from Jeju (2015)[13]
Rank Airport Passengers Aircraft
Movements
Carriers
1 Shanghai-Pudong 633,394 4,672 China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Jin Air, Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines
2 Tianjin 181,340 1,105 Okay Airways, Spring Airlines, Tianjin Airlines
3 Beijing-Capital 142,725 1,068 Beijing Capital Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Korean Air
4 Hangzhou 121,832 925 Air China, Beijing Capital Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, HK Express, Spring Airlines
5 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi 91,675 515 Eastar Jet
6 Ningbo 64,369 449 China Eastern Airlines
7 Harbin 61,840 384 China Southern Airlines, Spring Airlines
8 Changchun 48,934 409 China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Okay Airways
9 Tokyo-Narita 48,818 433 Korean Air
10 Hong Kong 48,050 384 Dragonair, HK Express

Top carriers[edit]

The percentage of passengers carried by the ten largest carriers in Jeju (covering arriving, departing and connecting passengers) in 2015 is as follows:

Top carriers (2015)[13]
Rank Carrier Domestic
passengers
International
passengers
Total  %
1 Korean Air 5,233,177 215,345 5,448,522 20.77%
2 Asiana Airlines 4,679,896 1,007 4,680,903 17.84%
3 Jeju Air 4,255,339 1,477 4,256,816 16.22%
4 Jin Air 3,302,462 131,784 3,434,246 13.09%
5 T'way Airlines 2,602,825 37,351 2,640,176 10.06%
6 Eastar Jet 2,086,576 92,143 2,178,719 7.95%
7 Air Busan 2,083,436 2,083,436 7.94%
8 Spring Airlines 415,311 415,311 1.58%
9 China Eastern Airlines 377,424 377,424 1.44%
10 China Southern Airlines 175,792 175,792 0.67%

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.

In 2008, bodies of the victims of the Jeju massacre were discovered in a mass grave near the airport.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KAC 한국공항공사". Retrieved 7 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Airport information for RKPC at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ "KAC 한국공항공사". Archived from the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Kim, jong-wook (2015-11-10). "The second Jeju international airport will be open in 2025". 
  5. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/267420/air-busan-adds-new-routes-from-daegu-in-16q3/
  6. ^ "Asiana adds Jeju – Yeosu operation in W16". routesonline. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "AirAsia X schedules Dec 2017 Jeju launch". routesonline. Retrieved 9 October 2017. 
  8. ^ "Shenzhen Airlines Adds New Routes to Jeju from late-April 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  9. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/269098/spring-airlines-adds-ningbo-jeju-service-from-nov-2016/
  10. ^ "Spring Airlines plans new Jeju service from Sep 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  11. ^ "T'Way Air boosts Osaka flights in S17". routesonline. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "T'Way Air adds Jeju – Tokyo service from Sep 2017". Routesonline]]. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  13. ^ a b c d "KAC 한국공항공사". Archived from the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2016. 
  14. ^ Song Jung Hee, Islanders still mourn April 3 massacre, Jeju Weekly, March 3, 2010

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