Gimpo Airport [김포국제공항]

Familiar Wife (2018); Investigation Couple (2018); Beautiful Gong-Shim (2016); She Was Pretty (2015); Reply 1988 (2015); I Miss You (2012-13); Queen In-Hyun's Man (2012); My Girl (2005-06); Stairway to Heaven (2003-04)

Once back in another alternative 2006 universe, a young Seo Woo-jin (Han Ji-min) rushes to the airport in episode 13 of Familiar Wife (아는 와이프) (tvN, 2018), to stop her father from going on an extended business trip to China, and to get him to go for a medical check up instead. While there, she spots Yoon Jong-hoo (Jang Seung-jo) trying to apologise to his unhappy girlfriend. She then causes a mini commotion to get them back together.

A suspected MERS victim lands here in episode 13 of Investigation Couple/Partners for Justice (검법남녀) (MBC, 2018).

Gong Shim (Min-ah of Girl’s Day) flies to Jeju Island from here in episode 9 of Beautiful Gong Shim (미녀 공심이) (SBS, 2016) and Suk Joon-soo (On Joo-wan) waits at the airport to see her off.

Kim Hye-jin (Hwang Jung-eum) goes there to pick up Ji Sung-joon (Park Seo-joon) in episode 12 of She Was Pretty (그녀는 예뻤다) (MBC, 2015). Unfortunately, they miss each other and Sung-joon leaves.

Kim Boong-do (Ji Hyun-woo), Choi Hee-jin (Yoo In-na) and Han Dong-min (Kim Jin-woo) all arrive at this airport from Jeju in episode 7 of Queen In-Hyun’s Man (인현왕후의 남자) (tvN, 2012).

Young Cha Song-joo (Baek Sung-hyun) leaves to the States from this airport in episode 2 of Stairway to Heaven (천국의 계단) (SBS, 2003-04) and young Han Jung-seo (Park Shin-hye) arrives just in time to bid him farewell and confess her love to him (on a cassette tape) while he gifts her with a necklace.

Also seen in Reply 1988 (응답하라 1988) (tvN, 2015-16, episode 2); Missing You/I Miss You (보고싶다) (MBC, 2012-13); My Girl (마이 걸) (SBS, 2005-06).

Movies filmed here

— Jin-hee (Kim Sae-ron) leaves from this airport to meet her American foster parents in A Brand New Life (여행자) (2009).
— Kang Min-ho (Sol Kyung-gu) picks up his daughter at this airport in No Mercy (용서는 없다) (2009).
— James Park (Daniel Henney) gets on a plane her to his adoptive parents in the USA in My Father (마이 파더) (2007).

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Gimpo Airport/Gimpo International Airport [김포국제공항] was formerly South Korea’s main international airport, until all international flights moved to Incheon International Airport in 2001. It now serves domestic flight routes within Korea and regional flights to Japan, China and Taiwan. This airport is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Gonghang-dong [공항동] in the Gangseo District [Gangseo-gu/강서구].

38 Haneul-gil, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강서구 하늘길 38
(서울특별시 강서구 방화동 886)
Geolocation: 37.5586545,126.7922799

Getting here
Gimpo International Airport Station (김포공항역), Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 2/3

— submitted by Marion KDL & Mich KDL

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