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People's Liberation Army
Air Force

Yiwi [Yiwu] Airbase
29°20'N 120°02'E

This airfield, located near the settlement of Choucheng, is almost certainly a military airbase, and consists of two runways [unlike most Chinese airfields].

Photographic Evaluation Report

High resolution imagery is available from two sources, including declassified CORONA imagery. As of 08 April 2000 Russian 2-meter resolution KVR-1000 imagery coverage was not available via the SPIN-2 service on TerraServer. As of 08 April 2000 archival Space Imaging IKONOS 1-meter imagery available on the CARTERRA™ Archive includes a pair of adjacent scenes, acquired on 29 March 2000. These scenes are precisely centered on Yiwi Airbase.

1972 - CORONA 2000 - IKONOS

Underground aircraft storage facility

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