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In Seonyeon-ri, Okseo-myeon, Gunsan-si, Gunsan Airport was initially set up on the US military airfield in August 1970 with the industrial development of Korea, operating flights to and from Seoul, but operation was suspended to reduce oil consumption in light of the “oil shock” in March 1974.Gunsan Airport as it is known today was opened in December 1992 next to the US military base, launching Seoul-Gimpo routes and Jeju routes with passengers reaching 457,000 a year.Unfortunately, the decrease of passengers forced the suspension of the Gimpo route in May 2002.Gunsan Airport has only 1 single-story building built in 1992 for up to 440,000 domestic passengers, with a parking lot for 341 vehicles outside Passenger Terminal.
2 round-trip flights between Gunsan and Jeju per day (2 arriving flights, 2 departing flights)
Commissioned Eastar Jet (Gunsan↔Jeju)
1 Korean Air Jeju↔Gunsan flight per day
Suspended the commissioning of Asiana Airlines
Commissioned 2nd civil aircraft (AAR)
Opened Gunsan Airport and commissioned civil aircraft (KAL)
Gunsan Airport’s Civil Aviation Facilities Construction
Closed to reduce oil consumption
1970. 08 ~1973. 03
Launched the Seoul↔Gunsan route