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Incheon International Airport is located 52km (32 miles) from Seoul, the capital and largest city of South Korea, and the airport is the largest airport in South Korea. It is located west of Incheon, on Yeongjong-Yongyu Island on the West Coast. It is the ma...more

Incheon, South Korea

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It is located on the 2nd floor near gate no. 115. On the floor where the Airline lounges are.

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Halal Korean Cuisine at Incheon Airport. Near gate 118.

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Incheon International Airport is located 52km (32 miles) from Seoul, the capital and largest city of South Korea, and the airport is the largest airport in South Korea. It is located west of Incheon, on Yeongjong-Yongyu Island on the West Coast.

It is the main hub for Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and Polar Air Cargo. There are currently more than 70 airlines serving Incheon International Airport. The largest carrier in terms of passenger numbers is Korean Air, followed by Asiana Airlines.

Although all domestic flights depart from the main passenger terminal, the concourses are separated from the concourse for the other gates for the international flights. 

Address

272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea

Phone

+82-2-1577-2600

Prayer Facilities

The airport has two multi-faith prayer rooms in the transit area. One on the 2nd Floor near in the Duty-free area and the other on the 4th Floor Concourse. They are open 24 hours and are intended for all religions.

Check here for the experience of Khadija Wan Mohd Ghazali praying in the Incheon Airport here

The closest mosque is the Seoul Central Masjid located on 732-21 Hannam 2-Dong, Yongsan-Gu, Seoul, Korea 140-212. However this is a considerable distance from the airport so it is recommended that travellers offer their prayers before leaving the airport. There is a separate prayer room for women.

Halal Food

The airport does not provide any halal dining outlets.

In Seoul, within about 10 minutes walking distance from the Central Masjid is the Taqwa Tandoori Restaurant located on 131-36 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea 140-200. It is located directly across Hamilton Hotel near Burger King on the third floor and has great home style cooking. It serves South Asian cuisine the owners are known Muslims and they have a full halal menu. There is no alcohol served at the restaurants.

Transport

There are many forms of transport to and from Incheon International Airport including bus, limousines, shuttle, taxis, rail and ferry.

Buses: There are many regular inter-city buses available which stop at the major districts and hotels around Seoul. The bus stop is in the passenger terminal arrival floor (first floor) 5A on curb side.

Car Hire: Car rental services are available from Avis and Kumho Rent-A-Car on the first floor in the public area near exits 3 and 14. Kumho Rent-A-Car has a worldwide network of 83 offices and 9,000 vehicles available for hire. A vehicle can easily be hired online with a large variety of options available, including airport-linked, one-way, chauffeured and long-term rental service.

Rail: When tickets for KTX and Premium Limousine (to Seoul) are purchased passengers get a 25% discount. The rail links Incheon International Airport with Gimpo Airport and local subway services into Seoul.

Taxis: Regular, deluxe and jumbo taxis (for up to nine people) can be hired at the airport (journey time to central Seoul - 50 minutes). Taxi stands are situated at the Arrivals floor exit. The taxis which are operating from this airport run in partnership with Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi taxis to avoid the long distance premium charge when travelling to Seoul. The white taxis are "normal taxis" with either a blue or green cap on the top of the car. Special taxis, also known as the "deluxe taxis" are black in color with gold accent/stripes and are more expensive than regular taxis.

Ferry: A ferry service runs from Incheon to Yeongjong-do, but further transport arrangements must be made to get into the city as the ferry dock is located a considerable distance from the airport. 

Shopping

More than 40 duty-free shops are operated by four companies inside the airport and the Shilla Duty Free is the largest shop offering perfumes, cosmetics, apparel, leather good and accessories on the third floor near departure hall3.

There is a supermarket in the basement area, department stores such as Missha, Etude House, and VOV selling cosmetics , convenience stores and bookshops such as Mini Stop, CVS and GS Books selling everything from toiletries, batteries, stationery, phone cards and reading material. 

Amenities

There are no. of ATMs located in the passenger terminal. For general banking services, foreign exchange services and travellerƒ??s cheques there are four banks located inside the airport. The banks are Shinhan Bank, Korea Exchange Bank, Hana Bank and Koomin Bank.

Travel insurance and passenger departure tax receipts are provided by Meritz Insurance, Samsung Fire and Marine, AIG General Insurance and LIG Insurance. Global Refund located in the departure area on the third floor near gate 28 allows foreign tourists and overseas Koreans to claim back tax (VAT and special consumption tax) and get cash refunds on items purchased at designated tax-free shops.

There are two internet lounges one in the passenger terminal and one in concourse which are both free of cost. There are baby care lounges equipped with nursing rooms, diaper changing tables, reclining chairs, washstands and water filters. One of the children playrooms is located on the third floor of the departure area in the passenger terminal which is open around the clock.

For passengers who love golf there is the Incheon golf club in the international business area and the Sky72 Golf Club.

The Sheraton Walker Hill Transit Hotel is located in the east and west wing of the duty-free area of this airportƒ??s passenger terminal. It has 90 guest rooms, 4 transit lounges and 2 hotel lounges. 

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