Onchon air base

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Onchon Airport
Airport type Military
Serves Onchon, North Korea
Elevation AMSL 23 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 38°54′34.20″N 125°13′56.00″E / 38.9095000°N 125.2322222°E / 38.9095000; 125.2322222
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8,150 2,484 Concrete

Onchon air base is an air base near Onchon, Pyongan-namdo, North Korea.


The airfield has a single concrete runway 01/19 measuring 8150 x 170 feet (2484 x 52 m). It has a full length parallel taxiway and several aprons and hangars. It is on the west coast of North Korea and approximately 47 km (29 mi) west of Pyongyang.[1]

Approximately 5 km (3.1 mi) to the southeast of the air base is an underground aviation complex with runways extending outwards from the tunnel systems.[2]


  1. ^ "Airport Records". landings. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Online Spies Spot North Korea's Underground Airfields". Retrieved 22 August 2016.
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