operations and maintenance base headquarters.
This facility, with its sophisticated support structure
is capable of handling all aspects of aircraft maintenance
with hangar space capable of handling 2.5 B747 aircraft.
The Gimpo maintenance base provides line and base maintenance
for domestic flight operated by Korean Air. Scheduled checks
for its small to mid- sized aircraft are performed too.
facility. It consists of a new hangar bay capable
of accommodating 2.5 B747 aircraft. Additionally, there
are 9 annexed buildings that support this maintenance
center. With the completion of the Incheon maintenance hangar,
Korean Air now has sufficient hangar bays of handling 9 B747
aircraft. At the Incheon maintenance base, we perform
line & base
maintenance for our entire fleet of aircraft that operate on
international routes. Additionally, Korean Air offers maintenance
service to foreign fleet which operate in and out of the Incheon
base. This maintenance complex includes an avionics
shop, an accessory component shop, aircraft parts warehouse,
a state-of-the-art paint hangar and enough maintenance hangar
space to accommodate 3 B747 aircraft. At the Gimhae maintenance
base, airframe heavy maintenance such as a large aircraft
"C” checks & "D"checks along with internal structural
inspection, aircraft modification and aircraft painting are
performed. Additionally, over 60,000 of our avionics and
accessory components are repaired or overhauled yearly
at Gimhae facility.
and engine testing are performed. More than 100
engine pass through this facility each year. Our large
engine shop at Bucheon, is capable of handling 29 engines
in the assembly disassembly production process. The engine
test cell located at this facility is capable of handling engines
up to 75,000 lbs of thrust.