Uiju Airfield

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Uiju Airfield
IATA: UJU[1]ICAO: ZKUJ
Summary
Airport type Military
Serves Uiju, North Korea
Elevation AMSL 32 ft / 10 m
Coordinates 40°09′06.20″N 124°29′54.80″E / 40.1517222°N 124.4985556°E / 40.1517222; 124.4985556
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 8,180 2,493 Concrete
Uiju Airfield
Chosŏn'gŭl 의주비행장
Hancha
Revised Romanization Uiju bihaengjang
McCune–Reischauer Ŭiju pihaengjang

Uiju Airfield (IATA: UJUICAO: ZKUJ) is an airport in Uiju County, Pyongan-bukto, North Korea.

Facilities[edit]

The airfield has a single concrete runway 05/23 measuring 8180 x 174 feet (2493 x 53 m).[2] It is sited in the Yalu River plain, a few miles northeast of the Chinese city of Dandong. It is also a few miles northeast of Sinuiju Airport. It has a full length parallel taxiway, and several taxiways that access dispersed aircraft stands. At least 32 Ilyushin Il-28 bombers are based at the airbase as of 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". IATA. Retrieved 22 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Landings database page "Landings.Com", accessed 06 Aug 2010