Sondok Airport
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Sondok Airport
Sondok Airport
Chos?n'g?l
Hancha
Revised RomanizationSeondeok bihaengjang
McCune-ReischauerS?nd?k pihaengjang

Sondok Airport (IATA: DSO, ICAO: ZKSD) is an airport in S?nd?ng-ni, Ch?ngp'y?ng-gun, Hamgyong-namdo, North Korea.

History

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]. In 2002, Air Koryo operated services between Sondok Airport and Yangyang Airport in South Korea.[2][3]

Facilities

The airfield has a single concrete runway 02/20 measuring 8210 x 164 feet (2502 x 50 m).[4] 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, and 40 Antonov An-2s.[1]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Air Koryo Pyongyang

References

  1. ^ a b GlobalSecurity.org "Air Bases - North Korea", accessed 25 Aug 2010
  2. ^ "N. Korean plane to test-fly direct air route with South". Asia Africa Intelligence Wire. 20 July 2002.
  3. ^ Kirk, Don (2002-07-21). "Test Flight Advances Plan for Regular Inter-Korean Air Link". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Landings database page "Landings.Com", accessed 25 Aug 2010



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