Klokovo

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Tula Klokovo
IATA: TYAICAO: UUBT
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Tula
Elevation AMSL 718 ft / 219 m
Coordinates 54°14′12″N 037°36′24″E / 54.23667°N 37.60667°E / 54.23667; 37.60667Coordinates: 54°14′12″N 037°36′24″E / 54.23667°N 37.60667°E / 54.23667; 37.60667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 6,069 1,850 Concrete


Klokovo (Russian: Клоково) (ICAO: UUBT) is an air base in Russia located on north fringe of Tula. It has been home to 374 OVTAP (374th Independent Military Transport Aviation Regiment) flying Il-76 and An-22 large cargo planes, of 12th Mginskaya Krasnoznamennaya military-transport aircraft division.[1]

Then, a scholastic regiment of Tambov military aircraft school (L-29) was situated there. The runway was used by the military together with a civil airport which closed in 1992. Presently, the 490th separate Tulsky helicopter regiment (Mi-8, Mi-24, Mi-6, Mi-26) is stationed there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com.