The Info List - Gangseo District, Seoul

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Gangseo District (Gangseo-gu) (Hangul: 강서구, Hanja: 江西區, Korean pronunciation: [ka̠ŋ.sʰʌ̹.ɡu]) is one of the 25 wards (gu) of Seoul, South Korea. It is located on the south side of the Han River. Gimpo Airport is in Gonghang-dong, where many flights fly to cities like Busan, Jeju, and Gwangju.


1 Administrative divisions 2 Economy 3 Government and infrastructure 4 Attractions 5 Transportation

5.1 Railway

6 Notable people 7 Sister cities 8 References 9 External links

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions

(발산동 鉢山洞) Banghwa-dong
(방화동 傍花洞) Gaehwa-dong
(개화동 開花洞) --- called "beopjeongdong" administered by Banghwa-dong Deungchon-dong
(등촌동 登村洞) Gayang-dong (가양동 加陽洞) Magok-dong (마곡동 麻谷洞) --- called "beopjeongdong" administered by Balsan-dong Gonghang-dong
(공항동 空港洞) Gwahae-dong (과해동 果海洞) --- called "beopjeongdong" administered by Gonghang-dong Ogok-dong (오곡동 五谷洞) --- called "beopjeongdong" administered by Gonghang-dong Osoe-dong
(오쇠동 五釗洞) --- called "beopjeongdong" administered by Gonghang-dong Hwagok-dong (화곡동 禾谷洞) Yeomchang-dong (염창동 鹽倉洞)

Economy[edit] The Korea Airports Corporation headquarters,[2] Korean Air's headquarters, Korean Airport Service, Ltd., and Air Total Service are located in Gonghang-dong
in Gangseo District.[3][4] Asiana Airlines's headquarters are located in Asiana Town in Osoe-dong, Gangseo District.[5] Jin Air
Jin Air
has its headquarters in Deungchon-dong, Gangseo District.[6] Eastarjet
has its headquarters in Banghwa 2-dong.[7] Government and infrastructure[edit] The Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board (ARAIB) FDR/CVR Analysis and Wreckage Laboratory is on the property of Gimpo International Airport in Gwahae-dong, Gangseo District. Previously the ARAIB had its headquarters in Gonghang-dong, Gangseo District.[8] The ARAIB headquarters are now in Sejong City. Attractions[edit]

Heojun Museum SBS Open Hall

Transportation[edit] Railway[edit]

Airport Railroad Co., Ltd.


(Gyeyang District, Incheon) ← Gimpo Airport → (Goyang), (Eunpyeong District)


Subway Line 2 Sinjeong Branch

(Yangcheon District) ← Kkachisan

Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation

Subway Line 5

Banghwa — Gaehwasan — Gimpo Airport — Magok — Balsan — Ujangsan — Hwagok — Kkachisan → (Yangcheon District)

Metro Line 9 Corporation

Subway Line 9

Gaehwa — Gimpo Airport — Airport Market — Sinbanghwa — Magongnaru — Yangcheon Hyanggyo — Gayang — Jeungmi — Deungchon — Yeomchang → (Yangcheon District)

Notable people[edit]

Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok
Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok
(born 1995), League of Legends player, three time League of Legends World Championship
League of Legends World Championship
winner with SK Telecom T1

Sister cities[edit] [citation needed]

Zhaoyuan, Shandong, People's Republic of China


^ Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02. ^ "Directions" (see enclosed map). Korea Airports Corporation. Retrieved on June 22, 2017. "07505 Korea Airports Corporation∥78 Haneul-gil Gangseo-gu, SEOUL" - Directions and address in Korean: "07505 서울 강서구 하늘길 78 한국공항공사 [ 전화번호 1661-2626 ]" ^ "Company Info / Overview." Korean Air. Accessed September 20, 2008. ^ "Company Info." Hanjin. Retrieved on November 19, 2008. ^ "For foreigners residing in Korea Archived 2009-07-25 at the Wayback Machine.." Asiana Airlines. Retrieved on July 28, 2009. ^ "footer_copy.gif." Jin Air. Retrieved on October 9, 2010. "Address: 653-25 Deungchondong, Gangseogu, Seoul" Address in Korean: "서울강서구등촌동653-25" ^ "copyrights.gif Archived 2012-03-26 at the Wayback Machine.." Eastarjet. Retrieved on July 4, 2011. Address in Korean Archived 2012-03-26 at the Wayback Machine.. ^ "Office Location." (Archive) Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on February 15, 2012. "Main Office:281, Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Republic. of Korea 157-815" and "CVR/FDR analysis and wreckage laboratory : Gimpo International Airport 274 Gwahae-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea 157-711"

External links[edit]

South Korea
South Korea

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Official site (in Korean)

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Districts of Seoul

North of Han River

Dobong Dongdaemun Eunpyeong Gangbuk Gwangjin Jongno Jung Jungnang Mapo Nowon Seodaemun Seongbuk Seongdong Yongsan

South of Han River

Dongjak Gangdong Gangnam Gangseo Geumcheon Guro Gwanak Songpa Seocho Yangcheon Yeongdeungpo

Coordinates: 37°32′55″N 126°51′03″E / 37.54861°N 126.85083°E / 3