As a world-class airport, South Korea’s Incheon International Airport makes the actual stay at the airport a part of the tourist experience, especially if you have ample time to explore its many facilities, amenities and services. For a long layover, you may simply stay inside the airport before your next flight. Yet, there’s no reason to get bored as Incheon offers a variety of entertainment and recreation options that you can check out for free.
If you are an international passenger stopping over for a few hours at Incheon, you can enjoy live cultural performances and exhibitions at the airport at any time. This transfer convenience offering is open 24/7 all year round. The East and West locations are situated at the Airside 4th Floor near the Hub Lounge and the Korean Air Lounge.
Open 24/7 for the entire year, the Movie Zone provides passengers with round-the-clock TV and movie facilities. Its East location is situated at the Airside 4th Floor near the Snack Bar and Gate 11, while its West location is situated at the Airside 4th Floor near the Snack Bar and Gate 43.
Korean Wave Hall
The Korean Wave Hall showcases Korean contemporary entertainment, interactive IT programs and traditional Korean cultural exhibits. Aside from exploring Korea’s main attractions and other cultural and historical treasures, you may also visit a high-tech exhibit featuring the latest gadgets or take photos of exhibited materials and live-size cut-outs of Korean celebrities. This hall is located at the Duty-free Area Departure Level opposite Gate 46. It is open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. all year round.
IT Experience Center
The IT Experience Center explores the high-tech side of Korea through exhibitions of cutting edge mobile services and other technologies that are being planned in the future. It is located at the Duty-free Area 3rd Floor near Gate 14. It operates from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and it is closed on selected Fridays.
Airstar Terrace is one of the many popular points of interest at Incheon, especially for traveling couples, friends and families. It serves as a unique getaway destination within a classy airport setting. Open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., this glass-enclosed vantage point features a panoramic view of the airport and a bird’s eyeview of aircraft landings and take-offs. It showcases splendid daytime vistas of the city. During the evenings, it also provides dazzling nighttime cityscape views.
This venue is located at the Passenger Terminal Center 4th Floor. Its Observation Deck allows you to enjoy any available premier chair and pebble-shaped cushion for a more comfortable stay. It also houses a cafe mainly serving snacks and refreshments, a book cafe zone, a design gallery and an Internet zone.