Kyongsong Chuul Airport

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Kyongsong Chuul Airport
Kyongsong Chuul Airport OSM.png
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
ServesKyongsong, North Korea
Elevation AMSL3 ft / 1 m
Coordinates41°33′37.60″N 129°37′50.10″E / 41.5604444°N 129.6305833°E / 41.5604444; 129.6305833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 3,500 1,067 Asphalt
Kyongsong Chuul Airport
Chosŏn'gŭl
경성주을비행장
Hancha
Revised RomanizationGyeongseong Jueul bihaengjang
McCune–ReischauerKyŏngsŏng Chuŭl pihaengjang

Kyongsong Chuul Airport is a military airport in Kyongsong-gun, Hamgyong-bukto, North Korea. It is subordinate to the 8th Air Transport Division and is home to an officer training school.[1]

Google Earth imagery from 2018 shows the airport is undergoing complete reconstruction.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The airfield has a single asphalt runway 13/31 measuring 3500 x 200 feet (1067 x 61 m).[2][3]

It is sited on the east coast of North Korea, a few miles north of the Orang Airport and south of the city of Chongjin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jacob Bogle (17 January 2019). "Kim's Army Marches On". AccessDPRK. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  2. ^ Landings database page "Landings.Com", accessed 12 Aug 2010,
  3. ^ GlobalSecurity.org "Air Bases - Kyongsong-Chuul", accessed 12 Aug 2010,