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Kunsan Air Base Airport Code KUV

Airport Codes

IATA CODE KUV
ICAO CODE RKJK
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 778
COUNTRY CODE KOR
ZIP CODE 96264
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE KUV

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 35°54'13"N / 126°36'57"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: RKJK
Observation Time: 13/05/2021 7:58 pm

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About Kunsan Air Base Airport Code

Kunsan Air Base Airport Code is KUV. This Air Force base is located at a height of 9 meters above sea level. 

Kunsan Air Base Zip Code and Address

Avenue C, 

Building #755

APO, AP, Korea

Kunsan Air Base Zip Code is 96264

About Kunsan Air Base (KUV)

Kunsan Air Base (KUV) is a United Air Force Base located in the heart of Gunsan Town about 180 kilometres south of Seoul, on the west coast of the South Korean Peninsula. This facility has over 45 F-16 aircraft stationed at the base. It is connected to the city centre by all modes of transport. 

It is home to the 8th Fighter Wing, The Wolf Pack, and the 38th Fighter Group of the Republic of  Korea Air Force. 

Kunsan Air Base (KUV) Runway

Kunsan Air Base (KUV) has a single runway: 

18/36 2,743 meters 

Gunsan Airport shares this airfield. 

Nearest Airports to Kunsan Air Base (KUV)

Gwangju Airport 95.5 km

Muan International Airport 108.22 km

Yeosu Airport 150.66 km

Sacheon Air Base/Airport 157.93 km

Incheon International Airport 167.34 km

Base Operating Units at Kunsan Air Base (KUV)

27th Fighter-Escort Wing, (April – May 1951)

931st Engineering Aviation Group (May-August 1951)

3d Bombardment Wing (August 1951 – September 1954)

6170th Air Base Group (September 1954 – April 1956)

6170th Air Base Squadron (April 1956 – March 1959)

6175th Air Base Group (March 1959 – August 1968)

354th Tactical Fighter Wing (August 1968 – June 1970)

6175th Air Base Group (June 1970 – March 1971)

3d Tactical Fighter Wing (March 1971 – September 1974)

8th Fighter Wing (September 1974 – present)

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
18-36 9,000 ft 150 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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