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Gwangan Bridge

Gwangan Bridge

Characteristics

Description

The Gwangan Bridge or Diamond Bridge is a suspension bridge whic connects Haeundae-gu to Suyeong-gu. The road surface is about 6,500 meters long, with the bridge as a whole spanning 7,420 meters. It is the second longest bridge in the country after the Incheon Bridge.

Construction began in 1994 and concluded in December 2002, with a total cost of 789.9 billion won. The bridge opened temporarily in September and October 2002 for the 2002 Asian Games. However, it was not officially opened until January, 2003.

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Flying distances - Direct line

Pusan - Yachting Center

0.9nm
39°
Yacting center involved in the Olympic game of 1988.
18 Dec 13

Dongbaek

1.2nm
74°
Dongbaekseom Island in Busan used to be an island, but is now part of the mainland. 
27 Oct 17

Haeundae beach

1.7nm
66°
Large sandy beach crowded during summer time.
26 Oct 17

Pusan

4.3nm
238°
Large harbor protected by a breakwater.
2 Mar 13

Jinhae Naval Base

20nm
262°
Naval Base.The Republic of Korea Navy strictly controls access to the Port and facilities. USN and ROKN surface ships and submarines use specific piers within the Port. There is no commercial usage within the Port. Vessels with drafts of up to 7.9m can be accommodated. 
26 Oct 17

Masan

27nm
275°
Harbor.
2 Mar 13

Donghae

143nm
359°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
27 Jul 13

Mangsang Beach

146nm
359°
Popular beach area  very crowded in the summer,
26 Oct 17

Mokpo

136nm
260°
Small MArina.
2 Mar 13

Sokch'o Hang

185nm
352°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
27 Jul 13

Cheju Hang

161nm
232°
Port protected by a breakwater.
2 Mar 13

Inchon

184nm
318°
Large harbor.
2 Mar 13
Local Area

Sea of Japan

1 Jan 70

NW Pacific Ocean

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10 Jan 09
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