April 22, 2021
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Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

North Korea turns airport into COVID-19 disinfection center to boost trade

North Korea turns airport into COVID-19 disinfection center to boost trade

Satellite imagery shows construction at airfield near the Chinese border — possibly to tackle extreme drop in imports

North Korea turns airport into COVID-19 disinfection center to boost trade
Author ImageColin Zwirko April 16, 2021
Rare North Korean flight from Pyongyang spotted amid COVID-19 halt to air travel

Rare North Korean flight from Pyongyang spotted amid COVID-19 halt to air travel

Air Koryo aircraft appears to be heading towards North Korea’s east coast

Rare North Korean flight from Pyongyang spotted amid COVID-19 halt to air travel
Author ImageMin Chao Choy March 23, 2021
Sudden flurry of Air Koryo flights spotted ahead of North Korea’s Party Congress

Sudden flurry of Air Koryo flights spotted ahead of North Korea’s Party Congress

Two planes detected at airport near Chongjin on Dec. 25, possibly to pick up delegates for the January Party Congress

Sudden flurry of Air Koryo flights spotted ahead of North Korea’s Party Congress
Author ImageColin Zwirko December 30, 2020
For the first time in months, an Air Koryo flight is spotted in North Korea

For the first time in months, an Air Koryo flight is spotted in North Korea

The Air Koryo aircraft P-671 appears to be the plane of choice for at least two domestic trips departing from Pyongyang

For the first time in months, an Air Koryo flight is spotted in North Korea
Author ImageMin Chao Choy December 22, 2020
Thirty aircraft spotted flying in light show formation in Chongjin, North Korea

Thirty aircraft spotted flying in light show formation in Chongjin, North Korea

A photo obtained by NK Pro suggests that North Korea was preparing for the "Day of Air Men" on Nov. 29

Thirty aircraft spotted flying in light show formation in Chongjin, North Korea
Author ImageChad O'Carroll December 1, 2020
North Korea upgrades airport near empty resort, despite no flow of tourists

North Korea upgrades airport near empty resort, despite no flow of tourists

Satellite images show an expanded runway area at Wonsan’s Kalma Airport, which is located near a long-stalled resort 

North Korea upgrades airport near empty resort, despite no flow of tourists
Author ImageColin Zwirko November 17, 2020
From planes to stallions: North Korea’s Air Koryo breaks into the horse business

From planes to stallions: North Korea’s Air Koryo breaks into the horse business

The DPRK’s national airline is building new equestrian facilities at a giant resort, but who’s the target customer?

From planes to stallions: North Korea’s Air Koryo breaks into the horse business
Author ImageColin Zwirko September 9, 2020
Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year

Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 - March 2

Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year
Author ImageNK Pro March 4, 2020
Pyongyang Sunan airport upgrades, other changes underway at capital’s airfields

Pyongyang Sunan airport upgrades, other changes underway at capital’s airfields

Imagery shows dismantling of Kangdong Airfield facilities, while North Korean elite air clubs see recent boost

Pyongyang Sunan airport upgrades, other changes underway at capital’s airfields
Author ImageColin Zwirko January 13, 2020
Photos of Air China refueling in Pyongyang raise questions about supply-lines

Photos of Air China refueling in Pyongyang raise questions about supply-lines

Despite sanctions and short route distance, Air China’s 737s regularly connect to Air Koryo fuel trucks

Photos of Air China refueling in Pyongyang raise questions about supply-lines
Author ImageChad O'Carroll| Jacob Fromer December 16, 2019
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