Chekurovka

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Chekurovka
Chekurovku, Chekurovke
Чекуровка
Chekurovka.jpg
IATA: noneICAO: RU-0020[1]
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Air Force
Location near Tiksi
Elevation AMSL 814[1] ft / 248 m
Coordinates 71°3′54″N 127°20′18″E / 71.06500°N 127.33833°E / 71.06500; 127.33833Coordinates: 71°3′54″N 127°20′18″E / 71.06500°N 127.33833°E / 71.06500; 127.33833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19[2] 11,483[2] 3,500[2]  ?


Chekurovka is a noteworthy Arctic military airfield in Sakha Republic, Russia located 89 km southwest of Tiksi.[2] It is a remote, large bomber staging base that was either abandoned during construction or commissioned for emergency use.[2] It was probably built around 1960 as a forward deployment base for the Soviet Union's strategic bomber force and abandoned shortly afterward.[2] Its status and condition are unknown.

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  1. ^ a b Chekurovka from airportsearch.org
  2. ^ a b c d e f Chekurovka at weathergraphics.com