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Gwangju Airport

Gwangju Airport (KWJ)


The airport is located 7 miles (11km) from downtown Gwangju.

Getting to the city

Buses, taxes, and limousine buses are available to the city centre. There is also a subway station at the airport, which connects to central Gwangju along a single route.


Local time is GMT +9.

Car rental

Lotte Rent-A-Car and AJ Rent-A-Car offer car hire services at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the terminal building.

Transfer between terminals

Only one terminal handles passengers, while the second terminal is for cargo only. No transfers should be necessary.


Airport facilities include shops, cafes, and a tourist information desk.


There are two parking lots at the airport. Parking in Lot 1 costs KRW 500 for 30 minutes and KRW 200 for every 30 minutes thereafter. Daily parking is KRW 9,000 during the week and KRW 10,000 over the weekend. Fares in Parking Lot 2 are marginally cheaper.



Internet access is available in the airport.

Gwangju Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.