Gangneung Airbase is an airbase holding the 18th fighter wing of the Republic of Korea Air Force. It is located in Gangneung, Gangwon-do.In 1969, Korean Air Lines YS-11 flying from Gangneung Airbase to Gimpo International Airport in Seoul was hijacked by a North Korean agent and forced to land in the North; seven of the passengers and all four crew members among them did not return to South Korea.
Gangneung Airbase code (KAG)
Airport Name: Gangneung Airbase
Airport Keywords: Gangneung Airbase
Airport (IATA) Code: KAG