Haeju Airport

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Haeju Airport
해주공항
  • IATA: HAE
  • ICAO: unknown
    HAE is located in North Korea
    HAE
    HAE
    Location of airport in North Korea
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Korean People's Army and Air Koryo
Location Haeju, South Hwanghae, North Korea
Elevation AMSL 131 ft / 40 m
Coordinates 38°00′23.60″N 125°46′43.80″E / 38.0065556°N 125.7788333°E / 38.0065556; 125.7788333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,890 6,200 Grass
Haeju Airport
Chosŏn'gŭl 해주공항
Hancha
Revised Romanization Haeju Gonghang
McCune–Reischauer Haeju Konghang

Haeju Airport is an airport located in Haeju, South Hwanghae, North Korea. Haeju Airport is controlled by the Korean People's Army. The airport mainly operates military flights but also has a limited number of civilian flights. This airport is notorious to South Korean intelligence authorities, because former North Korean Intelligence agents frequently use it as a transfer point[citation needed]. The single runway 12/30 is 6200x289 ft (1890x88 m).

History[edit]

In the period from June 1946 to November 1948 it was used as a base for parts of the 250th Fighter Division.[1] During the Korean War, the US Army designated as K-19. During the Korean War the USAF designated the airfield as K-19.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Koryo Chongjin, Pyongyang, Wonsan

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Koryo Pyongyang

References[edit]

  1. ^ Анохин В. А., Быков М. Ю. Все истребительные авиаполки Сталина. Первая полная энциклопедия. — Научно-популярное издание. — М.: Яуза-пресс, 2014. — 944 с. — 1500 экз. — ISBN 978-5-9955-0707-9

Coordinates: 38°00′20″N 125°46′43″E / 38.005430°N 125.778630°E / 38.005430; 125.778630