In 1958, Gimpo Airport was designated as an international airport

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In 1958, Gimpo Airport was designated as an international airport +

1958.1.30
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On January 30, 1958, Gimpo Airport was designated as an international airport, and a system of jurisdiction from the Minister of Transportation was promulgated.

Gimpo Airport opened in 1942 at Gimpo Airfield and was used as an airfield for the United Nations Military Command during the Korean War.

Management was transferred to Korea in 1961 and served as Korea's first gate until Incheon Airport opened in 2001.
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