With the degradation of air pollution in the Seoul Metropolitan areas which account for 12% of the Korea's land and about 47% of Korea's population reside in, the Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office was established to manage a health and clean air quality to the level of advanced countries in December 2003.

The Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office has been making efforts to reduce air pollutants such as NOx, SOx, PM10 and manage clean air quality in the Seoul Metropolitan areas through a wide range of measures including Air Quality Improvement Measures in Seoul Metropolitan Areas, pollutant reduction measures in collaboration with local governments, and implementation of total pollution load management system, distribution of low-pollution cars and installation of pollution reduction method on operating diesel-fueled buses.
The Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office will make every effort to pursue systematic administration for a clean and healthy air quality, protect the health of the local citizens, and promote economic development in harmony with the environmental protection.


January 2005
Establishment of Metropolitan Air Quality Environmental Office
Amendment Order regarding the Ministry of Environment and Its Affiliated Offices (Article 2, Item 2 of Executive Order No.18647 (Announced on December 31st 2004, Enacted on January 1st 2005)

Areas Covered

Areas covered by Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office are Seoul metropolitan city, Incheon metropolitan city, and Gyeonggi-do.
City & Province Covered Area
City of Seoul Entire Area
City of Incheon Entire Area except for Onjin-gun (Yeongheung-myeon, Onjin-gun is excluded)
Gyeonggi Province
(24 Cities)
Suwon, Seongnam, Goyang, Bucheon, Anyang, Yongin, Oijungbu, Namyangju, Pyeongtaek, Gwangmyeong, Siheung, Gunpo, Hwaseong, Icheon, Guri, Kimpo, Hanam, Oiwang, Osan, Ansan, Dongducheon, Gwacheon, Paju, Yangju

Organizations and Telephone Number

  • Planning and Total Load Division - TEL +82-31-481-1313
  • Regional Cooperation Division - TEL +82-62-605-5160~5
  • Inspection and Analysis Division - TEL +82-31-481-1333
  • Automobile Management Division - TEL +82-31-481-1377


Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office Map

By Car

By Expressway
  • Ansan IC → Seongho Gas Station → Jungang Elementary School → Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office
  • West Ansan IC → Ansan Station → Gojan Station → Metropolitan Air Quality Management Office
By Highway
  • Highway No.39 : West Ansan IC-Ansan Station-Gojan Station-Metropolitan Air Quality Office
  • Highway No.42 : Ansan IC-Samseung HomePlus-Jungang Station-Metropolitan Air Quality Office

By Subway

  • Take the subway (Line No.4) to Gojan Station, leave via Exit No.1, and walk straight ahead for about 10 minutes.

Address & Telephone

  • 18 Wongojan-gil, Danweon-gu, Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, Zip code: 425-705
  • Tel. +82-31-481-1312~15

Last modified : 2013-10-19 22:07

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