Baltiysk (air base)

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Baltiysk
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type abandoned
Operator unknown
Location Baltiysk
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 54°36′36″N 019°52′6″E / 54.61000°N 19.86833°E / 54.61000; 19.86833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6,562 2,000 Concrete
1945 photo of hangar

Baltiysk is a former air base in Kaliningrad Oblast at the north of Vistula Spit a natural cape, Russia located 5 km southwest of Baltiysk on the opposite site of natural outlet. Constructed in the 1930s by the German airforce, Soviet airforce took this place over after 1945 and it used to be Russia's westernmost air base. It has been deactivated in the 1990s and Google Earth imagery shows it to be in a severe state of decay. It appears to house a small number of interceptor alert pads.