July 02, 2022
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Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

To the Moon? South Korea, US to explore space and develop satellites together
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To the Moon? South Korea, US to explore space and develop satellites together

Experts say that Seoul seeks to expand its North Korea monitoring capabilities

To the Moon? South Korea, US to explore space and develop satellites together
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 27, 2021
Better airports would help tourists visit rarely-seen areas of North Korea
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Better airports would help tourists visit rarely-seen areas of North Korea

Large numbers of tourists may want to visit North Korea after international travel resumes

Better airports would help tourists visit rarely-seen areas of North Korea
Gareth JohnsonGareth Johnson May 12, 2021
South Korea to spend $37.6 million on drone destroyers
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South Korea to spend $37.6 million on drone destroyers

The drones will monitor airports and nuclear power plants, but could have implications for defense against North Korea

South Korea to spend $37.6 million on drone destroyers
Won-Gi JungWon-Gi Jung April 19, 2021
North Korea turns airport into COVID-19 disinfection center to boost trade
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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
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 16, 2021
North Korea’s Air Koryo denies claims that it restarted flights to Beijing
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North Korea’s Air Koryo denies claims that it restarted flights to Beijing

Airline official says they are unsure when flight services between Beijing and Pyongyang will resume

North Korea’s Air Koryo denies claims that it restarted flights to Beijing
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll April 2, 2021
North Korea’s Air Koryo spent nearly $1 million on Russian plane parts in 2020
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North Korea’s Air Koryo spent nearly $1 million on Russian plane parts in 2020

Pyongyang ordered maintenance tools and spare parts despite putting a hold on nearly all travel over COVID-19

North Korea’s Air Koryo spent nearly $1 million on Russian plane parts in 2020
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll April 1, 2021
Rare North Korean flight from Pyongyang spotted amid COVID-19 halt to air travel
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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
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy March 23, 2021
Sudden flurry of Air Koryo flights spotted ahead of North Korea’s Party Congress
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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
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko December 30, 2020
For the first time in months, an Air Koryo flight is spotted in North Korea
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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
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy December 22, 2020
Thirty aircraft spotted flying in light show formation in Chongjin, North Korea
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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
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll December 1, 2020