Airport in Korean

If you’re traveling by plane in Korea, it helps to know what to say at the airport in Korean. The Rocket Korean team is here to help! After this free audio lesson you’ll know some useful Korean words and phrases that will make your journey more enjoyable.
If you want to tell your taxi driver where to drop you at the airport, how do you say “International departures” in Korean? 
Once you’re there you might need some help. Which check-in desk do you go to? What time will you arrive at your destination? When should you be at the gate? Stick with Rocket Korean - we’ve got it covered. 
Did You Know?
Incheon International Airport in Seoul is the principal port of entry for South Korea. Other international airports are in Pusan and Cheju. Korean Air and Asiana Airlines serve the domestic flight network linking more than 14 cities in Korea. North Korea’s international airport, Sunan, is 30 km west of Pyongyang.

How to pronounce airport words in Korean

Gate in Korean



Now, here are the important questions that you will need when checking in at the counter. Listen to each word and its English translation and repeat the words aloud:


Some people prefer window seats, some want to sit close to the aisle. I always ask for a window seat - that way I can get a first impression of a city from above. Whichever you prefer, here are the Korean words you need to know…

Airplane seats in Korean

Listen for these announcements at the airport. You may hear...

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