Alakurtti (air base)

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Airport type military
Operator Russian Navy
Serves Alakurtti
Elevation AMSL 538 ft / 164 m
Coordinates 66°58′24″N 030°20′42″E / 66.97333°N 30.34500°E / 66.97333; 30.34500
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8,202 2,500 Concrete

Alakurtti Air Base is a naval air base in Murmansk Oblast, Russia located 3 km northwest of Alakurtti.[1] It is serviced by the 4th Naval Bomber Regiment (Su-24) and 485 OVP (485th Independent Helicopter Regiment) flying (Mi-24 and Mi-8).

The former camp of the 54th Motor Rifle Division was reoccupied by a new arctic motor rifle brigade from January 2015.[2]