Totskoye (air base)

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Totskoye
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Totskoye
Elevation AMSL 295 ft / 90 m
Coordinates 52°30′6″N 052°46′48″E / 52.50167°N 52.78000°E / 52.50167; 52.78000Coordinates: 52°30′6″N 052°46′48″E / 52.50167°N 52.78000°E / 52.50167; 52.78000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8,202 2,500 Concrete


Totskoye (also Totskoe) is an air base in Russia located four kilometres southeast of Totskoye. It is a standard military air base with small number of revetments in separate area. There were 56 stored helicopters and five operational helicopters according to Google Earth high-resolution imagery made in 2003. Google Earth images from 29-08-2012 however shows an abandoned airfield.

The base was home to:

  • 281 IIAP (281st Instructor Interceptor Aviation Regiment) with 66 MiG-23 aircraft in 1991-94 [1]
  • 833 IAP (833rd Interceptor Aviation Regiment) flying MiG-23 aircraft as of 1992).[2]

Totskoye now hosts:

  • 2881 BRV (2881st Reserve Helicopter Base) storing Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com. 
  2. ^ "Russian Aviation Regiments 1941-". David R. Hames. 
  3. ^ Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc.