Muan Intl

Muan International Airport (Hangul: 무안국제공항, Hanja: 務安國際空港) Revised Romanization of Korean; Muan Gukje Gonghang, McCune-Reischauer; Muan Kukche Konghang) (IATA: MWX, ICAO: RKJB) is an airport in Muan County, Jeollanam-do. Construction of the airport began in 1997 and the airport opened on November 9, 2007. The airport serves the cities of Gwangju and Mokpo. It replaced the nearby Mokpo Airport and is expected to replace the nearby Gwangju Airport in the near future as well. In 2014, 178,249 passengers used the airport. The airport is managed by the Korea Airports Corporation.

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Muan

Muan County (Muan-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province (Jeollanam-do), South Korea. In 2005, Muan County became the capital of Jeollanam-do following the transfer of the provincial office from its previous location, Gwangju to the village of Namak in Muan. Muan International Airport was opened here, and will eventually replace the airports in Gwangju and Mokpo.

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