Welcome to the Republic of Korea!
Dear Participants, please find below all the logistical information you will need in order to prepare your travels to and within the Republic of Korea and your participation at the 9th GFRAS Annual Meeting.
We encourage you to start early with the preparations in order to save costs, but also to ensure that the visa to the Republic of Korea can be issued in time.
Once you have confirmed your flight and accommodation details, but latest by 30 September we kindly request you to fill the logistical arrangement form which will enable us to organise your airport pick-up, shuttle services between airport, venue and accommodation, and other logistical services.
For detailed and up-to-date logistical information, please refer to this logistical information compilation. It contains practical information for your stay in Korea.
The meeting will take place at Rural Development Administration (RDA), which is a central government organisation that is responsible for agricultural research, rural extension services and international technology cooperation, in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. Shuttles will run between the venue and accommodations.
Getting to and Away from Jeonju
Flight to the Republic of Korea
The closest international airport to the meeting venue is Incheon International Airport. It is situated approximately an 3 hours trip (243km) by car from Jeonju. Participants are requested to organise themselves their travel from their home countries to Incheon International Airport and their entry visa to the Republic of Korea.
Incheon International Airport to Jeonju
Shuttles will be separately hired by RDA for the meeting.
The shuttles will operate to transport participants between the Incheon International airport and Jeonju according to participants’ flight schedules to Korea. All participants are strongly recommended to take the shuttles provided by RDA.
* For those who are not able to take them with unavoidable circumstances, information about public transportation from the airport to Jeonju will be provided.