Muan International Airport

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Muan International Airport
무안국제공항
務安國際空港

Muan Gukje Gonghang
Muan Kukche Konghang
Muan airport South Korea 20080105.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Korea Airports Corporation
Operator Korea Airports Corporation
Serves Gwangju, Mokpo, Naju
Location Muan, South Jeolla Province, South Korea
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°59′29.06″N 126°22′58.13″E / 34.9914056°N 126.3828139°E / 34.9914056; 126.3828139
Map
MWX is located in South Korea
MWX
MWX
Location of airport in South Korea
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 9,186 2,800 Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 178,249
Source:airport-information.com[1]

Muan International Airport (Hangul: 무안국제공항, Hanja: 務安國際空港) Revised Romanization; Muan Gukje Gonghang, McCune-Reischauer; Muan Kukche Konghang) (IATA: MWX, ICAO: RKJB) is an airport in Muan County, Jeollanam-do. Construction of the airport began in 1997 and the airport opened on November 9, 2007. The airport serves the Jeollanam-do, especially the cities of Gwangju, Mokpo and Naju. It replaced the nearby Mokpo Airport and is expected to replace the nearby Gwangju Airport in the near future as well. In 2014, 178,249 passengers used the airport. The airport is managed by the Korea Airports Corporation.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Asiana Airlines Jeju
China Eastern Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Jeju Air Seasonal: Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi,[2] Da Nang,[2] Osaka–Kansai,[2] Taipei–Taoyuan[2]
Korea Express Air Yangyang[3]
Pan Pacific Airlines Cebu, Kalibo
T'way Airlines Jeju
Yakutia Airlines Seasonal: Khabarovsk, Vladivostok

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Korea Traffic Statistics". airport-information.com.
  2. ^ a b c d Jeju Air extends international flights from Muan till late-Oct 2018 Routesonline. 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "무안∼양양 취항 코리아 익스프레스에어 항공기" (in Korean). Yonhap News Agency. 7 August 2018.

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