2018 Winter Olympics PyeongChang


2018 Winter Olympics PyeongChang

Ahmad Ammar | - 12/14/2017

2018 Winter Olympics PyeongChang: The 2018 Winter Olympics, commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is scheduled to take place from February 9-25, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. Here’s the operational information for Yang Yang Airport.

Yang Yang Airport
  • Latitude/ Longitude: 38° 3′ 41″ N / 128° 40′ 9″ E
  • Elevation: 241FT/73M 
  • Magnetic variation: 8.709° W
  • Fuel types: Jet A-1/Turbo 2380 
  • Overflight and landing permits are required for private flights
  • Non-scheduled flights require overflight and landing permits


  • RKNY has only 2 parking bays for charter flights and only allows a maximum of 2 hours parking time
  • RKNY parking will be operated 0600L – 2400L during the Winter Olympics
  • We recommend repositioning aircraft at RKSS or RKSI for overnight parking
  • At RKSS, once a parking slot is secured, parking is available for 10 days
  • At RKSI, there is a maximum of 3 days parking once a bay is secured
  • For diplomatic flights into RKSI, 5 days parking will be available if the Embassy involved send an official letter to the Ramp Team for cooperation
  • Please plan in advance and check parking availability ahead of time

Airport Embarkation Tax:

  • International: $30 per passenger
  • Domestic: $18 per passenger

Depending on the nationality of passengers, it may be necessary to secure a visa in advance. Check out: https://english.visitkorea.or.kr 

Crew members do not require visas but must carry a valid passport, crew ID, and a stamped GenDec.



  • A maximum of 200 cigarettes per person
  • A maximum of 1 bottle of alcohol per person (under 1 liter, valued less than $400)
  • A maximum of 60ml of perfume per person
  • A maximum of $10,000 cash per person

Currency: South Korean Won

  • Near the airport: Sol Beach Yangyang Hotel and Resort
  • Near the event: InterContinental Hotel, Alpensia Holiday Inn Resort and Hotel
Ground Transport
  • Bus: Two daily public bus service routes operate from YangYang airport.

Sok Cho Terminal (0715L, 1414L) – Yang Yang Airport (0750L, 1449L) – Gangneung Terminal (0852L, 1551L)

Gangneung Terminal (0605L, 1515L) – Yang Yang Airport (0709L, 1615L) – Sok Cho Terminal (0742L, 1702L)

  • Car: There are two car rental companies in operation close to the airport.
  • Rail: There is currently no rail link with Yang Yang Airport.

For more information on the 2018 Winter Olympics, visit:

For UAS’ support with your mission to Yang Yang Airport, contact UAS Ops