About Jeju

A Place Connecting the Asian
Continent and the Pacific Ocean

Jeju Island is critically positioned at the heart of East Asia, connecting Russia, China, Japan and East Asia, linking the continent to the ocean.

A Key Strategic Location for East
Asian Metropolises

Major metropolises such as Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing and Shanghai are easily reachable via short, direct flights from Jeju, and 16 megacities with populations of over one million are within a three-hour flight distance.

International Free City Aiming
for Optimized Business Environment

Jeju is an International Free City operating on the principle of No Visa·No Tax, and is rising as an optimal investment destination with world-class business infrastructure and highly competitive systems.

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Transportation Capacity 2018
AIR TRAVEL 294.6 million people
MARITIME TRAVEL 2.41 million people
Jeju International Airport
NO. OF PASSENGER
Domestic flights 275.6 million, International flights 1.9 million
NO. OF FLIGHTS
Domestic flights approx. 156,000, International flights approx. 13,000
REGULAR ROUTES
12 cities via Domestic flights,
22 cities via International flights, 342 flights per week
(Based on summer flight 2019 schedule)
Port of Jeju
SIMULTANEOUS BERTHING CAPACITY
27 ships (CRUISE SHIP 2 ships)
MAXIMUM BERTHING CAPACITY
G/T 140,000
COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS
6 quays
ANNUAL CARGO HANDLING CAPACITY
3.67 million tons (R/T)
New Port of Jeju
DEVELOPMENT PLANNED
from 2020 to 2040
MAXIMUM BERTHING CAPACITY
G/T 220,000
COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS
9 quays
BREAKWATERS
5.4km
Seogwipo Gangjeong Port
SIMULTANEOUS BERTHING CAPACITY
2 ships
MAXIMUM BERTHING CAPACITY
G/T 220,000
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Securing autonomy in all areas, excluding defense, foreign affairs, and the justice system · Ending the previous basic self-governing system to raise administrative efficiency
- 1 province, 4 cities (si) and/or counties (gun) ⇒ 1 province, 2 administrative cities (haengjeong si)
· Introducing a negative system to ease regulations
- Replacing central regulations with voluntary regulations

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Securing a foundation for nurturing IT, BT, and other high-tech industries · Jeju Science Park (1,099 m²)
· Jeju Lava Seawater General Industrial Complex (197,341 m²)
· Urban High-Tech Industrial Complex
· Innocity Industry-Academia Cooperation Cluster
· Jeju Venture Maru
· Support for Specialized IT and BT Technology Development
· High-Tech Industry Investment Promotion Policies: expansion of subsidies and loans, etc.

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Reinforcing support for the tourism industry to attract investment ㆍImproving tourists’ accessibility to Jeju
- Construction of Jeju New Airport: MOLIT airport development based on mid- to long-term comprehensive plan (20162020)
- Expansion of large-scale cruise ship docking facilities: 80,000-ton scale at Jeju Port (docking capacity: up to 140,000 tons)
ㆍ Transfer of the national government’s 3 major tourism laws: Tourism Promotion Act, International Conference Industry promotion Act, Tourism Promotion and Development Fund Act
- Establishment and enforcement of customized tourism policies now possible
- Easing of condominium regulations: 5 persons per room à 1 person per room (foreigners) / 2 persons per room (Korean nationals)
- Expansion of tourism area education, medical and residential facilities