Hsinchu Air Base

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Hsinchu Air Base
新竹空軍基地
新竹機場

Xīnzhú Kōngjūn Jīdì
Xīnzhú Jīchǎng
Hsinchu AFB Ching-kuo Building 20120602.jpg
IATA: HSZICAO: RCPO
Summary
Airport type Military
Location North, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Elevation AMSL 26 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 24°49′05″N 120°56′21″E / 24.81806°N 120.93917°E / 24.81806; 120.93917Coordinates: 24°49′05″N 120°56′21″E / 24.81806°N 120.93917°E / 24.81806; 120.93917
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,644 11,955 Concrete/Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Hsinchu Air Base (ICAO: RCPO) is an airbase in North District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan. It was opened on January 1, 1998. As of the late 1990s, the longest runway at Hsinchu was reportedly 12,000 feet (3658 m) long. The air base is located at 24°49'05" north latitude and 120°56'21" east longitude.

Stationed at Hsinchu AB:

  • 499th Tactical Fighter Wing
  • 41 Sqn (Mirage 2000)
  • 42 Sqn (Mirage 2000)
  • 48 Sqn (Mirage 2000).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for RCPO at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for RCPO at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).