This isolated airfield, near the small village of Xingning [Hsing-Ning], is almost certainly a military airbase. It is reported to be the home of the otherwise unidentified "Unit 86311" of the PLA Air Force.
Photographic Evaluation Report
High resolution coverage is only available from declassified CORONA imagery. As of 01 May 2000 Russian 2-meter resolution KVR-1000 imagery coverage was not available via the SPIN-2 service on TerraServer, nor was archival Space Imaging IKONOS 1-meter imagery available on the CARTERRA™ Archive.
Sources and Resources
Directory of PRC Military Personalities Serold Hawaii Inc, June 1998