Incheon International Airport is on the Way to Reaching 6.3 Million Tons of Cargo!

Have you been keeping up to your desired goals in 2022? Incheon International Airport is currently undergoing a four-phase construction project and making strides to become a "mega hub airport" that can accommodate 106 million passengers, 600,000 flight operations, and 6.3 million tons of cargo annually when the four-phase construction is completed. The fourth runway, a key facility for the four-phase project, has successfully opened on June 17, 2021, and by 2024, the expansion project for Terminal 2 will be completed, making it the world's best business and global cargo hub. More information on Incheon International Airport's excellent infrastructure can be found on our website.

An average of 255 cargo planes land and depart from Incheon Airport in a day!

As of 2021, Incheon Airport has solidified its position as a global cargo hub by operating 116 cities in 45 countries with 26 cargo airlines and achieving 3.33 million tons of cargo volume. The number of flights increased by 50.1% compared to the previous year, with a total of 92,938 cargo aircrafts going to and from Incheon International Airport in 2021. This means that an average of about 255 cargo planes were operated per day. Such achievement was possible due to the close geographic proximity to the Asia-Pacific markets including China, and the excellent connectivity between markets. Incheon International Airport always thinks of the success of our customers. In 2022, we will work even harder to support all customers and partners in their business endeavors! Check out our LinkedIn-page for more information on how Incheon is connecting the world as a global cargo hub.

[Customer Quote] CJ Logistics

The Incheon Airport customer featured in this month’s newsletter is CJ Logistics. CJ started its international express inbound business within the Incheon International Airport LogisPark in 2009, remaining in continuous cooperation with Incheon Airport. Currently, CJ Logistics handles 1.5 million cargo transactions which is about 3,000 tons per month - including inbound businesses for importing overseas direct purchases, transshipment, and outbound exports. “I recommend the GDC business model, that leverages Incheon International Airport’s excellent infrastructure, to leading global e-commerce companies. Diverse aviation networks, efficient infrastructure that supports import/export logistics businesses, and IT-based real-time processing of flight and customs-related work are the differentiated advantages of Incheon International Airport,” said Joong-hee Ryu, Vice President of CJ Logistics’ Forwarding Headquarters' Global Cross Border e-Commerce Cargo Division. For more detailed information about Incheon Airport, please check out our website.