Airports in Busan

Gimhae International Airport (PUS)


Located on the western end of Busan, Gimhae International Airport is a small but busy airport in South Korean that serves nearly seven million passengers each year. The airport opened in 1976, however the new International Terminal was built in 2007, and has retained its fresh and clean feeling.

The airport is efficient and well-run with few complaints about long queues, however there is not much to do inside the terminal, with only a few good restaurants and souvenir shops to browse. Passengers stranded overnight will need to find a place to stay, as the airport shuts down from 11pm to 6am each day.

Flights to Gimhae International Airport come from destinations around Asia, including Tokyo, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Beijing, Guam and Taipei, and a few selected routes to cities like Vladivostok and Munich.


The airport is on the western side of Busan, about ten miles (16km) away.

Getting to the city

There are three bus routes going from the airport to various points within the city. Many intercity buses are also available. The airport also connects to Busan's subway system and light rail, and connections can be made to most parts of the city.


Local time is GMT +9

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

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