Sondok Airport

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Sondok Airport
AIR KORYO IL76 P912 AT SONDOK HAMHUNG AIRPORT DPR KOREA OCT 2012 (8270008276).jpg
Summary
Airport type Military
Serves Chongpyong, North Korea
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 39°44′50.40″N 127°28′28.60″E / 39.7473333°N 127.4746111°E / 39.7473333; 127.4746111Coordinates: 39°44′50.40″N 127°28′28.60″E / 39.7473333°N 127.4746111°E / 39.7473333; 127.4746111
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 8,210 2,502 Concrete
Sondok Airport
Chosŏn'gŭl 선덕비행장
Hancha
Revised Romanization Seondeok bihaengjang
McCune–Reischauer Sŏndŏk pihaengjang

Sondok Airport is an airport in Sŏndŏng-ni, Chŏngp'yŏng-gun, Hamgyong-namdo, North Korea.

History[edit]

During the Korean War, it was designated as K-26 by the USAF and was the target of one of Task Force 77's largest strikes during July 1953.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The airfield has a single concrete runway 02/20 measuring 8210 x 164 feet (2502 x 50 m).[2] It has a full length parallel taxiway and a large apron on the north side. It is home to a bomber regiment of 24 Ilyushin Il-28 jets.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Koryo Chongjin, Pyongyang

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b GlobalSecurity.org "Air Bases - North Korea", accessed 25 Aug 2010
  2. ^ Landings database page "Landings.Com", accessed 25 Aug 2010

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