Fukche

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Fukche Advanced Landing Ground
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Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Indian Airforce
Location Ladakh, India

Fukche Advanced Landing Ground is one of the numerous Advanced Landing Grounds built in India during and after the 1962 Sino-Indian War.

Location[edit]

It is located within 2.5 kilometers[1] of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China in the Ladakh region of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India, at position 32° 56' 15 North 79° 12' 48 East.

History[edit]

The airfield had been out of use after the 1962 Sino-Indian war. It was reopened on 4 November 2008 by the Indian Airforce, when an AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Airforce successfully landed on the airfield.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The airfield is currently under refurbishment and currently has no equipment or facilities to accommodate large transport aircraft or fighter jets.[3]

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