Face off: Incheon airport versus rivals

Air traffic at Hong Kong International Airport (top) hit 72.9 million passengers last year. Tokyo International Airport (above) served 80.1 million passengers in 2016; the number is likely to rise with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Air traffic at Hong Kong International Airport (above) hit 72.9 million passengers last year. Tokyo International Airport served 80.1 million passengers in 2016; the number is likely to rise with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.PHOTO: REUTERS
Air traffic at Hong Kong International Airport (top) hit 72.9 million passengers last year. Tokyo International Airport (above) served 80.1 million passengers in 2016; the number is likely to rise with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Air traffic at Hong Kong International Airport hit 72.9 million passengers last year. Tokyo International Airport (above) served 80.1 million passengers in 2016; the number is likely to rise with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.PHOTO: REUTERS

SEOUL • Here's how South Korea's Incheon International Airport stacks up against rivals in the region:

With the opening of its second terminal, Incheon International Airport will be able to handle 72 million passengers and 5 million tonnes of cargo annually - up from 62 million passengers and 2.92 million tonnes of cargo last year. First opened in 2001, it has ranked No.1 in the past 12 years in the annual Airport Service Quality award.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 05, 2018, with the headline 'Face off: Incheon airport versus rivals'. Print Edition | Subscribe