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

도착

dochak

Arrivals

출발

choobal

Departures

국제

gookje

International

국내

Gooknae

Domestic

출국장

choolgookjang

Departure hall

입국장

ipgookjang

Arrival hall

탑승구

tapseung-goo

Boarding gate

이십 번 게이트

eeship bun geiteu

Gate 20

관세

gwanse

Customs

Gate in Korean

INQUIRIES ABOUT THE FLIGHT

비행시간이 얼마나 돼요?

Beehaeng shigan ee ulmana dweyo?

How long is the flight?

몇시에 뜨나요?

Myut shi e tdunayo?

What time does the plane leave?

몇시에 도착해요?

Myut shi e dochak haeyo?

What time will we arrive?

CHECKING IN

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:

[...] 체크인 카운터는 어디에요?

[…] chekeu-in countuh neun udiyeyo?

Where is the check-in desk for […]?

[...] 이 있어요.

[...] ee itsuyo.

I have […]

탑승 수석할 가방 세개

tapseung soosok hal gabang se gae

3 cases to check in

손가방 두개

son-gabang doo gae

2 pieces of hand luggage

CHOOSING YOUR SEAT

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…

창가 좌석

Chang-ga joasuk

Window seat

통로 좌석

Tonglo joasuk

Aisle seat

창가 좌석으로 주세요.

Chang-ga joasuk euro jooseyo.

I would like to have a window seat, please.

통로 좌석으로 주세요.

Tonglo joasuk euro jooseyo.

I would like to have an aisle seat, please

Airplane seats in Korean

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

[...] 번 게이트에서 탑승하세요.

[...] bun geiteu esuh tapseung haseyo.

Boarding will take place at gate number […].

[...]번 게이트로 즉시 가주세요.

[...] bun geiteu ro jeukshi ga jooseyo.

Go immediately to gate number […].

Congratulations, that’s another lesson ‘in the bag’!

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Anyoung hee gaseyo!

Sujung Lee
Sujung Lee
Rocket Korean


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