Incheon International Airport Logo -The Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea , and one of the largest in Asia . It is currently the eighth and eleventh Asia airport in the world in number of passengers, freight and fifth in the world. The airport is a hub for airlines Air Korean , Asiana Airlines , and Cargo 360 . The airport was opened in early 2001 , replacing the Gimpo International Airport in its role as operator of international flights. Currently, only Gimpo Airport operates flights within the country, with the exception of flights to Haneda Airport in Tokyo .
The airport serves as hub for international passenger traffic and cargo in eastern Asia. Security installations are considered highly effective and medical inspection equipment is also very advanced, all in response to terrorism cases and several epidemics have occurred in Southeast Asia. As a result, Incheon International Airport is considered the most technologically advanced airport around the contienente Asia.