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Direct flights to Gwangju (KWJ)

Gwangju Airport - Airport code: KWJ

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Non-stop flights to Gwangju (KWJ)

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Last updated on: 01-16-2021

Gwangju Airport is a small airport in South Korea. It is a domestic airport. Currently, there are 3 domestic flights to Gwangju.

Gwangju is mainly known for sightseeing & culture and sports.

Most tourists come to Gwangju to visit Geoje Island.

This month, there are 550 flights arriving at Gwangju Airport, which are 126 flights per week or 18 flights per day.

The most frequently departed flights to Gwangju are routes from Jeju City (CJU) in South Korea and Seoul (GMP), also in South Korea. These two routes together are operated 547 times this month, and make up for 99% of all monthly arrivals at Gwangju Airport.

The longest flight to Gwangju KWJ is departing from Yangyang (YNY). This non-stop flight takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes and covers a distance of 227 miles (366 km).

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List of all direct flights to Gwangju

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Gwangju, ordered by popularity.

Currently, there are 5 airlines that fly to Gwangju. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all KWJ flights:

Business class flights to Gwangju

There is only one airport that has Business Class flights to Gwangju, which is Jeju City (CJU).

International flights to Gwangju

Currently there are no international flights to Gwangju. The only flights to Gwangju are domestic flights within South Korea. To get to Gwangju from another country you will need a flight with a stopover, for example through Jeju City or Seoul.

Domestic flights to Gwangju

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Flights from South Korea to Gwangju

There are 3 airports in South Korea that have non-stop domestic flights to Gwangju.

From Jeju City, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Gwangju, which are Asiana Airlines (Star Alliance), Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air (SkyTeam) and Tway Air.
From Seoul, direct flights are offered by Asiana Airlines (Star Alliance), Jeju Air and Jin Air.
From Yangyang, you can fly non-stop to Gwangju with Tway Air. This route is recently announced though, and not operational yet. It will start in January 2021.

Alternative airports near Gwangju

Flying to an alternative airport near Gwangju could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Gwangju (KWJ) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Muan (MWX) and Yeosu (RSU).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Gwangju?

There are 3 airports in Gwangju: Gwangju Airport (KWJ), Muan International Airport (MWX) and Yeosu Airport (RSU).

What is the best airport to fly into Gwangju?

You have multiple options when flying into Gwangju. Although Gwangju (KWJ) is a convenient airport to reach the city, the biggest airport near to Gwangju is Muan (MWX), Muan International Airport, which offers you additional options.

How many airlines fly to Gwangju?

There are 5 airlines flying to Gwangju from 3 airports around the world, as of January 2021.

Which airlines fly to Gwangju?

Jin Air, Jeju Air and Tway Air operate most flights to Gwangju. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Gwangju?

Star Alliance and SkyTeam are currently the only two alliances that operate flights to Gwangju.

How many nonstop flights are there to Gwangju?

There are roughly 550 flights arriving at Gwangju every month (or 126 flights each week), from a total of 3 airports - all within South Korea.

What is the official name of Gwangju Airport?

The official name of Gwangju Airport is Gwangju Airport.

What is the airport code of Gwangju Airport?

The airport code of Gwangju Airport is KWJ.

What are the most popular flights to Gwangju?

Jeju City, Seoul and Yangyang are the 3 most popular routes to Gwangju. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Gwangju, please use our flight map.

How long is the flight to Gwangju?

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