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Jungwon Air Base

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Airport type  Military
Elevation AMSL  281 ft / 86 m
2,884  9,330
Location  Chungju, South Korea
18R/34L  2,884
Jungwon Air Base
Operator  Republic of Korea Air Force
Address  438-8 Maeha-ri, Geumga-myeon, Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
Province  North Chungcheong Province
Owner  Republic of Korea Air Force

Jungwon Air Base (IATA: JWO, ICAO: RKTI) (sometimes K-75 Air Base or Choongwon Air Base) is located near Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.

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Units stationed

The base is home to the RoKAF 19th Fighter Wing (제19전투비행단), comprising:

  • 161st Fighter Squadron flying F-16C/D (Block 32)
  • 162nd Fighter Squadron flying F-16C/D (Block 32)
  • 155th Fighter Squadron flying KF-16C/D (Block 52)
  • 159th Fighter Squadron flying KF-16C/D (Block 52)
  • Accidents and incidents

  • 30 June 2003, F-16 made a hard landing, the pilot ejected successfully.
  • 27 January 2006, F-16C #85-1576 crashed shortly after takeoff, the pilot ejected successfully.
  • References

    Jungwon Air Base Wikipedia


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