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    WONSAN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP AIR FESTIVAL

    Group tours | About the Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival | Joyrides Offered

    After a successful first edition in 2016, the Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival will be back in September 23 & 24, 2017. Korea Konsult is the official partner. The 2016 Wonsan Air Festival was the first public airshow held in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and it was a great success.

    Tourists from all over the world will enjoy three days of aviation and air sports activities and entertainment. There will be thrilling aerobatic flying displays, picturesque pleasure flights, exciting skydiving opportunities, scenic mass balloon ascents and colourful model aircraft flying, arranged for your delectation and delight.

    During the unique event, participants will have a chance to see, photograph, and fly on a large variety of classic Soviet aircraft of the Air Koryo and Korean People’s Army Air Force fleets. Aircraft expected to participate in the festival include: Antonov An-2, An-24, An-148; Ilyushin Il-18, Il-62, Il-76; MiG-15 & MiG-21; Mil Mi-8; Tupolev Tu-134 & Tu-154; and others.

    In addition to aeronautical pursuits, traditional Korean food, snacks and drink will be available throughout the event. We are also very pleased to be hosting the DPRK’s second National Beer Showcase, offering examples of Korean beers from across the country, and visitors will be welcome to sample their wares.

    The grand finale of the Festival will feature a mass dance in Wonsan’s central square and a glorious firework display across the harbour bay.

    IMPORTANT: the number of seats for these tours are related to the number of available seats on the regular flights. Therefore the number of seats is very limited!

    Wonsan Air Festival 2017 Group Tours

    4 nights

    WONSAN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP AIR FESTIVAL TOUR

    • Transport: AirKoryo Beijing-Pyongyang-Wonsan-Beijing
    • Itinerary: Pyongyang-Wonsan-Pyongyang
    • Price: 1545 Euro per person, single room supplement is EUR 160 / person

    Join us for what promises to be the highlight of the DPRK tourism calendar, Wonsan International Air Festival, 2017. This 4 night tour combines not only the two full days of the Air Festival but also an additional third day of pleasure flights, allowing customers to indulge in a number of scenic joyrides on the entire Air Koryo fleet of aircraft. Alternatively, non-flyers may film and photograph the pleasure flights from the ground, or enjoy some sightseeing in the Wonsan area.

    FROM
    BEIJING
    5 nights

    WONSAN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP AIR FESTIVAL & PYONGYANG TOUR

    • Transport: AirKoryo Beijing-Pyongyang-Wonsan-Beijing
    • Itinerary: Pyongyang-Wonsan-Pyongyang
    • Price: 1665 Euro per person, the single room supplement is EUR 200 / person

    Join us for what promises to be the highlight of the DPRK tourism calendar, Wonsan International Air Festival, 2017. This 5 night tour combines not only the two full days of the Air Festival but also an additional day of pleasure flights, allowing customers to indulge in a number of scenic joyrides on the entire Air Koryo fleet of aircraft. A further day will also be spent sightseeing around the country’s capital, Pyongyang.

    FROM
    BEIJING
    6 nights

    WONSAN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP AIR FESTIVAL, PYONGYANG & DMZ TOUR

    • Transport: AirKoryo flight Shanghai-Pyongyang-Wonsan-Shanghai
    • Itinerary: Beijing-Pyongyang-Wonsan-DMZ-Pyongyang-Beijing
    • Price: 1820 Euro per person, the single room supplement is EUR 240 / person

    Join us for what promises to be the highlight of the DPRK tourism calendar, Wonsan International Air Festival, 2017. This 6 night tour combines the full Air Festival programme including pleasure flights opportunities with sightseeing around Pyongyang, a chance to see the very rare Choson-Minhang Il-14 at Hyangsan and a full day trip to Kaesong and the DMZ, where you can see the tragic division of the Korean peninsula first hand.

    FROM
    SHANGHAI
    7 nights

    WONSAN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP AIR FESTIVAL, PYONGYANG & DMZ XL TOUR

    • Transport: AirKoryo flight Beijing-Pyongyang-Wonsan-Beijing
    • Itinerary: Beijing-Pyongyang-Wonsan-Mt.Myohyang-DMZ-Beijing
    • Price: 1880 Euro per person, the single room supplement is EUR 280 / person

    Join us for what promises to be the highlight of the DPRK tourism calendar, Wonsan International Air Festival, 2017. This 7 night tour combines the full Air Festival programme including pleasure flights opportunities with sightseeing around Pyongyang, a chance to see the very rare Choson-Minhang Il-14 at Hyangsan and a full day trip to Kaesong and the DMZ, where you can see the tragic division of the Korean peninsula first hand.

    FROM
    BEIJING
    10 nights

    WONSAN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP AIR FESTIVAL & MT.PAEKTU TOUR

    • Transport: AirKoryo flight Beijing-Pyongyang-Wonsan-Mt.Paektu-Beijing
    • Itinerary: Beijing-Pyongyang-DMZ-Wonsan-Mt.Paektu-Mt.Myohyang-Pyongyang-Beijing
    • Price: 2380 Euro per person, single room supplement is EUR 400 / person

    Join us for what promises to be the highlight of the DPRK tourism calendar, Wonsan International Air Festival, 2017. This 10 night ultimate tour combines the full Air Festival programme including pleasure flights opportunities with a comprehensive sightseeing programme around the rest of the country. The capital city Pyongyang, a chance to see the very rare Choson-Minhang Il-14 at Hyangsan, a full day trip to Kaesong and the DMZ, plus a visit to Mount Paektu, a stunning landmark and sacred place to the Koreans.

    FROM
    BEIJING

    About the Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival

    Where?

    The Festival will be taking place in the Eastern port city of Wonsan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The main venue will be Kalma Airport, a newly re-constructed airport built in grand style and gateway to the Wonsan – Mount Kumgang International Tourism Zone. Further events will take place on Kalma Myongsasimri Bathing Resort, a pristine white sandy beach backing onto the Eastern Korean Sea, and Haean Square, the city’s central square which will host the grand finale of the Festival.

    When?

    The Festival will be held over two full days between Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017. After the Festival is concluded, there will be a third day on Monday 25th September for the optional scenic pleasure flight opportunities.

    What is Taking Place During the Festival?

    There will be a packed itinerary of aviation and air sports related events across all days, including civil and military aerobatic flying displays, scenic pleasure flights, an International Friendship Skydive and parachuting display, an International Friendship Mass Ballooning Ascent and Nightglow, plus microlight and model aircraft flying display. Framing the aviation-related events will be an array of Korean cultural entertainment encompassing song and dance performances, the DPRK National Beer Showcase, and culminating in a grand evening finale of Mass Dancing and fireworks.

    Who Can Join?

    The Festival is open to all international aviation enthusiasts, air sports practitioners and foreign tourists from around the world who wish to witness and take part in this amazing event. Visitors may choose whether they wish to simply sit back and enjoy the displays and entertainment on offer, or additionally actively participate in the opportunities available, for example the International Friendship Skydive and the International Friendship Mass Ballooning Ascent and Nightglow.

    How Can I Join?

    You may join us by applying to booking a dedicated Air Festival tour package above. Send us a message if you have a question: postmaster@koreakonsult.com

    How Will I Travel to the Air Festival?

    Your tour package will include return international scheduled flights between China / Russia and the DPRK on board the country’s national flag carrier, Air Koryo.

    Why is the Air Festival Taking Place?

    The Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival is being organised to promote the spirit of international peace and friendship through aviation and air sports. It is a non-political event organised to bring together aviation and air sports enthusiasts from around the world to share in their passion. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea welcomes aviation enthusiasts, air sportspersons, and international tourists to the city of Wonsan who share in this vision and who wish to be a part of this exciting event.

    Joyrides Offered

    Participants of the three-day and longer tours will have a chance to fly on an array of classic Soviet aircraft. Thirty-minute optional joyrides are offered on the aircraft listed below.

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