Komsomolsk-on-Amur Airport

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Komsomolsk-na-Amur Khurba
IATA: KXKICAO: UHKK
KXK is located in Khabarovsk Krai
KXK
KXK
Location of airport in Khabarovsky Krai
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Komsomolsk-na-Amure
Elevation AMSL 92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 50°24′30″N 136°56′0″E / 50.40833°N 136.93333°E / 50.40833; 136.93333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 8,202 2,500 Concrete

Khurba (also given as Komsomolsk South, Khurba, Hurba, Uchastok, and Kalinovka) (IATA: KXKICAO: UHKK) is an air base (also used as an airport (Russian: Аэропорт Хурба)) in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Komsomolsk-na-Amure. This medium-sized base has considerable tarmac space and an extended area of revetments. It handles medium-sized airliners.

Units stationed at Komsomolsk-na-Amur/Khurba include:

  • 277 BAP (277th Bomber Aviation Regiment) flying Su-24 aircraft in the 1990s.[1][2]
  • 216 IAP (216th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) flying Su-27 aircraft during 1986-1987 in addition to 277 BAP).
  • 26 Gv OPIB (26th Guards Independent Fighter-Bomber Regiment) flying Su-17M3 aircraft at the end of the Cold War.[1] This unit operated under 1st Air Army (1 OA), i.e. Far East Air Army).

Also see Komsomolsk-na-Amure Dzemgi Airport, which is north of the city.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo[3]
Yakutia Airlines Moscow-Vnukovo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com. 
  2. ^ Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc. 
  3. ^ L, J (17 March 2014). "VIM Airlines Adds Moscow – Blagoveschensk / Komsomolsk Na Amure Service in S14". Airline Route. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 

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