Starokostiantyniv (air base)

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Starokostiantyniv
IATA: noneICAO: UKLS
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Ukrainian Air Force
Location Starokostiantyniv
Elevation AMSL 873 ft / 266 m
Coordinates 49°44.7′N 27°16.2′E / 49.7450°N 27.2700°E / 49.7450; 27.2700Coordinates: 49°44.7′N 27°16.2′E / 49.7450°N 27.2700°E / 49.7450; 27.2700
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 8,120 2,475 Concrete

Starokostiantyniv (ICAO: UKLS) is an air base in Ukraine, located 4 km (2.5 mi) east of Starokostiantyniv. It is a large military base, with numerous reveted areas on both sides of main runway. There are stands for over 35 large aircraft and about 30 small fighters.

Units stationed at Starokostiantyniv include:

In the early 1990s the airbase was home to the 7th Bomber Aviation Regiment flying Su-24M aircraft. During the Cold War the 85th Fighter Aviation Regiment was also located at the base.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ww2.dk/new/air%20force/regiment/iap/85gviap.htm