Hwangsuwon Airport

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Hwangsuwon Airport
Summary
Airport type Military
Serves Kimhyonggwon, North Korea
Elevation AMSL 3,832 ft / 1,168 m
Coordinates 40°40′54.40″N 128°09′00.00″E / 40.6817778°N 128.1500000°E / 40.6817778; 128.1500000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 9,500 2,896 Concrete
Hwangsuwon Airport
Chosŏn'gŭl 황수원비행장
Hancha
Revised Romanization Hwangsuwon bihaengjang
McCune–Reischauer Hwangsuwŏn pihaengjang

Hwangsuwon Airport is an airport near Hwangsuwol-li in Kimhyonggwon-gun, Ryanggang-do, North Korea.

Facilities[edit]

The airfield has a single concrete runway 14/32 measuring 9500 x 150 feet (2896 x 46 m).[1] It is sited in a valley and has a full length parallel taxiway with two aprons at the ends. It is also unique in that a taxiway leads nearly 2.8 kilometers to the south-southwest, accessing dispersed aprons. It is home to a fighter regiment of 44 MiG-21 jets.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Landings database page "Landings.Com", accessed 24 Aug 2010
  2. ^ GlobalSecurity.org "Air Bases - North Korea", accessed 24 Aug 2010