ROC (Taiwan )


Hsinchu Air Base

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Location: 2449'05"N 12056'21"E

Description: Opened Jan. 1 1998. The longest runway at Hsinchu has been reported 12,000 feet long. Military flights have been reportedly cut back in favor of civilian aircraft.

Stationed at Hsinchu AB: 499th Tactical Fighter Wing, 41 Sqn (Mirage 2000), 42 Sqn (Mirage 2000), 48 Sqn (Mirage 2000).

Photographs: Declassified imagery from CORONA-class satellites.