Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Incheon International Airport Terminal 2

Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Incheon International Airport Terminal 2

Incheon International Airport Terminal 2 is set to open on 18 Jan 2018, just in time for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games!

Are you flying off to South Korea soon to catch the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games? If yes, you may get to experience how the new Incheon International Airport Terminal 2 is like!

Incheon International Airport Terminal 2 is scheduled to open on 18 Jan 2018, just in time for international visitors coming to watch the Winter Olympic Games.

Other than the common amenities available in Terminal 1, Terminal 2 houses many new and innovative amenities that are bound to keep you occupied for hours.

Here are three reasons why you should pay a visit to this new passenger terminal:

Unique experiences and attractions

Killing time in the airport is no easy feat, especially if there are limited entertainment or leisure facilities available for use. To give travellers an unforgettable travel experience, many airports in the world offer distinctive attractions and Incheon International Airport Terminal 2 is of no exception.

Image credit: Gensler

Image credit: Gensler

If you would like to catch a nap before taking the flight, there are plenty of sleeping boxes. If you would like to burn some calories before taking the flight, there are a wide myriad of sports facilities. If you are an avid gamer or an aviation enthusiast, there are gaming areas for transit passengers and an observatory for you to marvel at the majestic landing and takeoff of planes.

These interesting attractions might just entice you to check-in earlier to try them out for the experience.

Latest smart technology

Gone are the old days when airports were just basic transportation hubs. With the rising trend of digitisation and technology, Incheon International Airport is on its way to transforming into a smart transportation hub.

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Instead of approaching the customer service counter for enquiries, you can now obtain information from information robots. Flight timings and numbers are also digitally displayed via an arrivals and departures flight information display system.

All-inclusive transportation centre

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Whether it is traveling to the bustling Seoul city or other provinces in the region, Terminal 2 has an all-inclusive transportation centre with trains to Seoul, buses to other regions and short-term parking slots.

Image credit (from top left clockwise): Jacques Panas, KMCO Spotter, Andrei Nykytushkyn, Chuks Spotting

Korean Air, Delta, Air France, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will be the only four airlines shifting its services to Terminal 2 upon its opening. If you are not traveling with these carriers, you will not be able to check-in to Terminal 2 departure hall. Absent-minded travellers, do double check the terminal that your airline is at before heading to the airport!


Information extracted from press release issued by Korea Tourism Organisation

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