The South Korean government tested the new terminal at Incheon International Airport on Thursday, using 4000 actors, real aircraft and 8000 pieces of luggage to check if construction will be complete in time.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of South Korea conducted the test run of the terminal, the construction of which started eight years ago and completed 99.3 percent of it. Hoping to finish the balance work by January so that visitors to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in February could be received.
The government used 4,000 people who acted as passengers, 8,000 pieces of luggage and two jets to test the terminal.
During the test run, the passengers went through ticketing, boarding, security screening and customs service processes while the authorities checked the luggage-handling capacity and other management-related activity.
The second terminal construction began in 2009 and 4.9 trillion won ($4.32 billion) has been spent on it.