Gwangju Airport

Gwangju Airport (KWJ)


The airport is located three miles (4km) from Gwangju city centre.

Getting to the city

Buses and limousine buses are available to the city centre along two routes: Dodeokdong and Mudeungsam Tourism Hotel. There is also a subway station at the airport, which connects to central Gwangju along a single route.


GMT +9

Car rental

A car rental desk is available on the first floor of the terminal building for passengers enquires.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the the terminal building and costs KRW2,200, or KRW3,200 for a deluxe taxi.

Transfer between terminals

There is a passenger terminal and freight terminal at the airport.


Airport facilities include nursing room, bar, smoking room, museum, luggage storage, restaurants, sculpture garden, and internet lounges.


There are two parking lots at the airport. Parking costs KRW600 for 30 minutes and KRW300 for every 30 minutes thereafter. Daily parking is KRW7,200.




An internet lounge can be located on the first floor of the terminal building.

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