May 27, 2024
Analysis

Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport

New economic development project also includes 'business centre' and golf course

WASHINGTON D.C. – Architectural plans for a $200m airport on North Korea's east coast have been made available to NK News by PLT, a Hong Kong-based architectural firm bidding to design what North Korea hopes will serve as a major transportation hub for the Kumgang Tourism Zone (KTZ).

NK News contacted the firm for comment and, although initially happy to go on the record, correspondence has since gone unanswered. It is not therefore clear if the plans––which NK News is publishing with the permission of PLT––have been confirmed.

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