|IATA: none – ICAO: EETA|
|Operator||Estonian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||318 ft / 97 m|
Tapa is an air base in Estonia located 3 km southwest of Tapa. During the Cold War it was home to 656 IAP (656th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) which flew MiG-23 aircraft. In 1987, interceptor aircraft were dispatched from Tapa to intercept Mathias Rust's Cessna 172 in a famous Cold War incident.
- LeCompte, Tom (July 2005). "The Notorious Flight of Mathias Rust, Air & Space Magazine". Retrieved 2008-09-04.
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