May 18, 2022

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

Two aircraft in Pyongyang for Russian FM Lavrov’s visit

Two aircraft in Pyongyang for Russian FM Lavrov’s visit

Direct flights set to depart for Moscow several hours apart

Two aircraft in Pyongyang for Russian FM Lavrov’s visit
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 31, 2018
Air Koryo to begin weekly Pyongyang-Wonsan flights in June: state media

Air Koryo to begin weekly Pyongyang-Wonsan flights in June: state media

New route likely aimed at expanding tourism to DPRK's east coast, source suggests

Air Koryo to begin weekly Pyongyang-Wonsan flights in June: state media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 17, 2018
N. Korea reassures ICAO of missile test halt amid expanding aviation activities

N. Korea reassures ICAO of missile test halt amid expanding aviation activities

Statement reiterates pledge made at ruling party meeting in April

N. Korea reassures ICAO of missile test halt amid expanding aviation activities
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 11, 2018
Kim Jong Un’s personal jet, DPRK cargo plane spotted in Dalian

Kim Jong Un’s personal jet, DPRK cargo plane spotted in Dalian

Presence of aircraft has fueled speculation DPRK leader is in China for the second time this year

Kim Jong Un’s personal jet, DPRK cargo plane spotted in Dalian
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 8, 2018
ICAO reviewing North Korean proposal for new flight routes to South Korea

ICAO reviewing North Korean proposal for new flight routes to South Korea

ICAO officials to travel to North Korea for discussions next week

ICAO reviewing North Korean proposal for new flight routes to South Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 4, 2018
Air Koryo to restart twice-weekly Pyongyang-Samjiyon flights: Arirang-Meari

Air Koryo to restart twice-weekly Pyongyang-Samjiyon flights: Arirang-Meari

New route comes amid ongoing renovation of Ryanggang province, expanding domestic tourism

Air Koryo to restart twice-weekly Pyongyang-Samjiyon flights: Arirang-Meari
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji May 3, 2018
Two years on, still no int’l flight activity at North Korea’s Kalma airport
NK PRO

Two years on, still no int’l flight activity at North Korea’s Kalma airport

Satellite imagery, sources suggest Wonsan development remains largely unused domestically

Two years on, still no int’l flight activity at North Korea’s Kalma airport
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 25, 2017
North Korean oil product imports from China increase in March
NK PRO

North Korean oil product imports from China increase in March

Spikes were not enough to indicate upcoming supply shortages

North Korean oil product imports from China increase in March
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 5, 2017
Air Koryo to start twice weekly Pyongyang-Dandong flights
NK PRO

Air Koryo to start twice weekly Pyongyang-Dandong flights

JS781 will depart Pyongyang on Tuesdays and Thursdays to Dandong

Air Koryo to start twice weekly Pyongyang-Dandong flights
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 22, 2017
Air Koryo jet conducts in-country flight following two month absence
NK PRO

Air Koryo jet conducts in-country flight following two month absence

Flight path similar to previously test flight following mid-air incident aboard P-632 plane

Air Koryo jet conducts in-country flight following two month absence
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald January 12, 2017
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