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Haeju Airport is an airport located in Haeju, South Hwanghae, North Korea. Haeju Airport is controlled by the Korean People's Army. The airport mainly operates military flights but also has a limited number of civilian flights. This airport is notorious to South Korean intelligence authorities, because former North Korean Intelligence agents frequently use it as a transfer point[citation needed]. The single runway 12/30 is 6562x289 ft (2000x88 m).

Haeju Airport
해주비행장
Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
OperatorKorean People's Army and Air Koryo
LocationHaeju, South Hwanghae, North Korea
Elevation AMSL40 ft / 12 m
Coordinates38°00′23.60″N 125°46′43.80″E / 38.0065556°N 125.7788333°E / 38.0065556; 125.7788333
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Haeju Airport is located in North Korea
Haeju Airport
Haeju Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,000 6,562 Grass
Haeju Airport
Chosŏn'gŭl해주비행장
Hancha
Revised RomanizationHaeju Bihaengjang
McCune–ReischauerHaeju Bihaengjang

HistoryEdit

In the period from June 1946 to November 1948 it was used as a base for parts of the 250th Fighter Division.[1] During the Korean War, the US Army designated as K-19. During the Korean War the USAF designated the airfield as K-19.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Air Koryo Pyongyang

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Анохин В. А., Быков М. Ю. Все истребительные авиаполки Сталина. Первая полная энциклопедия. — Научно-популярное издание. — М.: Яуза-пресс, 2014. — 944 с. — 1500 экз. — ISBN 978-5-9955-0707-9

Coordinates: 38°00′20″N 125°46′43″E / 38.005430°N 125.778630°E / 38.005430; 125.778630