Fukche

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Fukche Advanced Landing Ground
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Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Indian Airforce
Location Ladakh, India
Elevation AMSL 13,500 ft / 4,115 m

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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References[edit]


32°56′15″N 79°12′48″E / 32.93750°N 79.21333°E / 32.93750; 79.21333Coordinates: 32°56′15″N 79°12′48″E / 32.93750°N 79.21333°E / 32.93750; 79.21333