Chongjin Airport

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Chongjin Airport
어랑공항
Eorang Gonghang
IATA: RGOICAO:
RGO is located in North Korea
RGO
RGO
Location of airport in North Korea
Summary
Airport type Commercial and military
Serves Chongjin
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 6,562 2,000 Concrete

Chongjin Airport (IATA: RGO), known within North Korea as Orang Airport,[citation needed] is a small airport located approximately 40 kilometres from Chongjin, North Hamgyong in North Korea. Built by the Imperial Japanese Army, designated as K-33 by the USAF during the Korean War, Chongjin Airport is now controlled by the Korean People's Army. The airport is normally used by the military, though a small number of commercial passenger flights also operate there.

The airport also serves Rason, which is about a three-hour drive away.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Koryo Haeju, Pyongyang, Wonsan

Facilities[edit]

There is one runway in Chongjin Airport, originally 1,200m long, but which was extended to 2,000m. There are plans to further extend the runway to 4,000m to allow it to serve as a second international gateway to North Korea.

Coordinates: 41°25′47″N 129°38′56″E / 41.4297°N 129.6488°E / 41.4297; 129.6488

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