Busan is the world's 6th largest port and is strategically located along the major trunk routes between the American and European markets, With the rise of feeder port routes and Gimhae International airport, Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone severs as the preeminent transshipment port for international cargo.
Since the opening of the international port in 1876, Busan has evolved into a truly international city and the second largest city in Korea.
By 2030, the New Port will have a total of 45 container berths with the capacity to handle more than 30 million TEUs.
And by 2040, the New Port will have a total of 56 container berths with the capacity to handle more than 37 million TEUs.
The port's hinterland will support related businesses to ensure efficient port functioning.
Gimhae International Airport received the Top Asian Airport Efficiency Excellence Award in Asia and the Pacific region in 2014.