February 21, 2024

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

The Korean People's Air Force drill criticized by South Korea, but could be useful for visualization

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 21, 2015
N. Korea manufacturing own light aircraft

N. Korea manufacturing own light aircraft

North Korean-produced aircraft reproductions of foreign designs

N. Korea manufacturing own light aircraft
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 1, 2015
Imagery reveals changes at Wonsan area airfields
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Imagery reveals changes at Wonsan area airfields

Updated satellite imagery reveals further construction, developments at three airfields

Imagery reveals changes at Wonsan area airfields
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 17, 2015
Kim Jong Un may use Cessna aircraft

Kim Jong Un may use Cessna aircraft

Small airfield near Kim compound raises question about Kim’s personal aircraft

Kim Jong Un may use Cessna aircraft
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 21, 2015
Wonsan airport undergoing major renovation, expansion
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Wonsan airport undergoing major renovation, expansion

N. Korea implementing plan to expand airport, support growing economic activity in region

Wonsan airport undergoing major renovation, expansion
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 19, 2015
Air Koryo cargo plane again used by North Korean air force

Air Koryo cargo plane again used by North Korean air force

Despite military utility, plane is little threat to South Korean air defenses

Air Koryo cargo plane again used by North Korean air force
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 18, 2014
Is North Korea trying to revitalize the image of its air force & airline?
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Is North Korea trying to revitalize the image of its air force & airline?

Aesthetic changes, media attention, and Kim’s flying habits have propaganda use for air services

Is North Korea trying to revitalize the image of its air force & airline?
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 11, 2014
Air China to double Beijing – Pyongyang flight schedule

Air China to double Beijing – Pyongyang flight schedule

Regular travellers tell NK News they are surprised by capacity increase

Air China to double Beijing – Pyongyang flight schedule
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 6, 2014
Why is tracking North Korean aircraft so difficult?
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Why is tracking North Korean aircraft so difficult?

Despite 21st century technology, tracking flights in and out of North Korea is no easy feat

Why is tracking North Korean aircraft so difficult?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 9, 2013
Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport

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

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

Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 27, 2013