orea is a fascinating blend of old and new.
Visitors to modern Korea can still experience some of the living essence of the ancient Orient; it lingers in and around the old palaces, the imposing city gates, and the serene mountain temples.
Korea, often called ¡°the land of the morning calm¡± is where a unique and homogenous culture has been forged by a proud 5,000-year heritage.
Visitors will find not only a land full of scenic beauty and friendly people,but also a vibrant economy and rich cultural life.
1. Seoul -The Transportation Hub in Northeast Asia
Almost 84 international airlines provide regular service between Seoul and other major cities worldwide, with over 2,700 scheduled flights per week. Due to its location, Seoul is very proud to be a major gateway, connecting Americas and Europe with the other part of Asia and the Pacific.
Incheon International Airport is the main international airport in Seoul.
2. Incheon International Airport

Constructed on an island named Yeongjongdo, 52km west of downtown Seoul in 2001, Incheon International Airport boasts of its state-of-the-art facilities including an Airport Expressway for 50 to 60 minute access to downtown Seoul. The Incheon International Airport is able to handle 465 flights operations and 73,000 passengers daily.

About 140 direct flights from more than 90 cities are offered daily. A 61.5km double track railroad is under construction, which will be extended to Gimpo Airport by 2005, and to downtown Seoul by 2007.
Incheon International Airport received the 2002 Airport Service Excellence Award and also ranked as the world¡¯s fourth best airport by International Air Transport Association (IATA)

3. Major International Airlines with Regular/ Direct Services
Korean Air Asiana Airlines
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lufthansa Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Int¡¯l Malaysia Airlines
Northwest Airlines United Airlines
Singapore Airlines Japan Air System
Japan Airlines All Nippon Airways
Air China Air Canada
Thai Airways Air France
Philippine Airlines Cathay Pacific Airways
Garuda Indonesia Airways Vietnam Airlines
4. Flying Time from Major Cities of the World
Destination Flying Time Destination Flying Time
Adelaide 13:40 Amsterdam 10:30
Bangko 05:25 Barcelona 13:10
Beijing 01:50 Brisbane 09:20
Brussels 13:05 Chicago 12:40
Durban 18:05 Frankfurt 11:20
Hamburg 11:40 Hong Kong 03:40
Helsinki 14:10 Jakarta 07:20
Kuala Lumpur 06:30 London 11:50
Los Angeles 11:00 Manila 03:50
New Delhi 07:10 New York 13:20
Osaka 01:30 Shanghai 01:40
Singapore 05:40 Sydney 10:10
Sao Paulo 24:40 Taipei 05:40
Tokyo 02:00 Toronto 15:00
Vancouver 10:00 Vienna 13:05
Washington, DC 14:30