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
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 (Chinese: 新竹空軍基地, IATA: HSZICAO: RCPO) is an airbase in North District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan. It was opened on 1 January 1998. As of the late 1990s, the longest runway at Hsinchu was reportedly 12,000 feet (3658 m) long.

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 October 2006).