Sokcho Airport

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Sokcho Airport
Airport type Closed
Serves Sokcho
Location Sokcho, South Korea
Elevation AMSL 92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 38°08′33″N 128°35′54″E / 38.14250°N 128.59833°E / 38.14250; 128.59833
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 1,560 5,118 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Sokcho Airport (IATA: SHOICAO: RKND) was an airport in Sokcho, a city in the Gangwon province of South Korea.[1][2]

The airport had a single 1,560 meter runway (05/23). It used to serve people who went to Seoraksan for hiking. The airport was closed prior to the opening of Yangyang International Airport.[citation needed]

During the Korean War the USAF designated the base as K-50.


  1. ^ a b Airport information for RKND at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ a b Airport information for SHO at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).

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