Jeju International Airport is conveniently located at the center of East Asia and is easily accessible from China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. The airport currently services 16 direct international flights and 13 domestic flights. They take off and land 143,000 times in a year including Boeing 747's using the 3km runway and the Jeju Airport can handle 15.2 million passengers a year.
Direct International Flights to Jeju
- There are numerous daily flights between Jeju
and 10 different cities in Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines.
The number of routes is expected to increase.
- International flights
||No. of Flights per Week
As of 2011
Transfer via Major Hub Airports
- Visitors from countries without direct flights
may easily travel to Jeju through major airports such as those in
Tokyo, Osaka, Beijing, and Shanghai.
Transfer via Incheon International
- Incheon International Airport is the gateway to Korea.It
was ranked the 9th highest international passenger traffic with 79 airlines
connecting to 182 destination cities.
- Passengers can either transfer to a direct flight to Jeju from Incheon, or move to Gimpo Airport and transfer to a domestic flight from there. It is a one-hour-flight from Incheon or Gimpo to Jeju. To get to Gimpo Airport from Incheon, visitors can take a shuttle bus or high-speed rail. It takes approximately 30 minutes, and shuttle buses run every 5 minutes.
- Visa-free Entry to Jeju: 180 Countries.
(Only 11 countries are required to apply for a visa: Afghanistan, Cuba,
Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Macedonia, Palestine, Sudan, and Syria)
- Duration of stay: Up to 30 days
- Conditions of entry:
- Those that arrive directly into Jeju island by flights or ships.
* A Chinese tourist group arriving at the Incheon International Airport,
who intends to travel to Seoul and Gyeongggi Province within 12 or 24
hours and then go to the Jeju island by transferring to the domestic flight.
(Domestic connecting flight) - (Hereinafter referred to as 'group transit
passenger to Jeju)
- For a group transit passenger to Jeju, a person must join a tour program
of Korean travel agents that serve Chinese tourists groups only and that
are designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, and the
Chinese travel agents in charge of a group visa application at the Korean
embassy or Consulate General in China. Also, a group transit passenger
must hold a domestic airline ticket to the Jeju Island in which a flight
departs within 12 or 24 hours
(Source: Korean Immigration Office, www.hikorea.go.kr)