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Woody Island (VH84)

Last modified: 16 Mar 2015
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Country: China    Region: South China Sea

Latitude: 16° 50' 6" N     Longitude: 112° 20' 24" E

Area use / Military Branches: Joint Mil/Civ airfield

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Yongxing Island a.k.a.Woody Island. ICAO: VH84 is an airfield at the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
These islands are subject to territorial disputes between China/Taiwan and Vietnam

China has lengthened the runway on Woody Island to accommodate the Su-30MKK's. 4 large fueltanks have been added as well to let the airport serve as a forward deployment base for its combat aircraft.

Photos:
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lou pain, live.life1927@gmail.com | 18. February 2016 02:11

searcher

China needs to be able to militarily do what it wants to in the S. China Sea. Especially on the Parcel Island Groupe, Spratly Islands and elsewhere. Russia's needs to continue with similar military needs in respect to it's Islands N. of the Japan-Chain- Island-Groupe, the Ukraine and the Pole. The United States needs to continue it's militarization of Mn. Base Plymouth, the Mrs., Seed-Plain a2-Aquifer infrastructure and the USA's Mrs. Orbiter, SS AMERICA.

FRANCOIS, o-f.nice@orange.fr | 07. November 2011 21:26

errort localisaiton

WOODY ISLAND IS IN PARACELS ISLAND NOT IN FRENCH POLYNESIA


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