September 26, 2022

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC

NGO won exemption from UN sanctions in February, is set to send 10,000 coronavirus test kits to the DPRK

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020
Air China says flights to North Korea remain suspended through early May

Air China says flights to North Korea remain suspended through early May

Only foreign carrier to operate flights to Pyongyang halted service in late January due to COVID-19

Air China says flights to North Korea remain suspended through early May
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 27, 2020
Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say

Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say

Flight was intended to bring around 60 people, among them many foreign diplomats, to Vladivostok via Air Koryo

Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham March 5, 2020
Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year
NK PRO

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
NK Pro
NK Pro March 4, 2020
Air Koryo has slots for twice-weekly flight through March: Vladivostok Airport

Air Koryo has slots for twice-weekly flight through March: Vladivostok Airport

VVO airport data indicates nine round trip slots are in place from March 1

Air Koryo has slots for twice-weekly flight through March: Vladivostok Airport
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 25, 2020
Train service to North Korea from China and Russia suspended amid virus concerns

Train service to North Korea from China and Russia suspended amid virus concerns

DPRK flag carrier Air Koryo also updates schedule to reflect flight cancellations

Train service to North Korea from China and Russia suspended amid virus concerns
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko February 3, 2020
North Korea suspends Vladivostok flights, expands virus containment measures

North Korea suspends Vladivostok flights, expands virus containment measures

New rules also mean suspension of "events, ceremonial visits, and meetings" during month of February

North Korea suspends Vladivostok flights, expands virus containment measures
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 1, 2020
Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare

Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare

Route to Vladivostok not affected, however, according to the Russian embassy in Pyongyang

Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 24, 2020
Qingdao Airlines awaiting approval to run three new routes to Pyongyang

Qingdao Airlines awaiting approval to run three new routes to Pyongyang

Thrice-weekly routes set to start in October would make Qingdao one of only two foreign airlines in North Korea

Qingdao Airlines awaiting approval to run three new routes to Pyongyang
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 16, 2020
Pyongyang Sunan airport upgrades, other changes underway at capital’s airfields
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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
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 13, 2020
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