North Korea building secretive installation on razed airfield in Pyongyang
Buildings visible in satellite imagery and sensitive location near Kim mausoleum point to military or government purpose
Construction on a new military base or other kind of campus is underway on the grounds of a recently demolished airfield in central Pyongyang, according to NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery.
The airfield runway and over a dozen large buildings and aircraft shelters were demolished starting in late March, indicating wasteful or near-sighted planning by central authorities as the complex was originally built only around eight years ago.
Planet Labs imagery shows around 20 new buildings in the early stages of construction as of May 14 at the site along Pyongyang’s Taedong River.jQuery
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