|Elevation AMSL||1,598 ft / 487 m|
Bratsk Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Братск) (IATA: BTK, ICAO: UIBB) is an airport in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia located 8 kilometres (5 mi) north of Bratsk. It is a mixed use airfield, providing 32 parking spaces for medium-sized airliners, as well as a large number of branched fighter revetments.
The 350 IAP (350th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) arrived in 1984 with a number of Tupolev Tu-128 (Fiddler) aircraft. Bratsk was responsible for air defense of most of the Siberian interior region and depended on the long-range capability of the Tu-128 to cover this vast territory. By the 1990s the unit had been upgraded with MiG-31 jets. The 350 IAP was disbanded in 2002.
Currently Bratsk continues to serve a vital civil aviation role as a staging base for cargo flights to Kamchatka. Recent Google Imagery showed 7 Ilyushin Il-76 jets parked on the tarmac. The airport is operated by AeroBratsk, its major civilian tenant.
Airlines and destinations
|Nordwind Airlines/Ikar Airlines||Seasonal charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Nha Trang (Cam Ranh), Phuket|
operated by Globus
|UTair Aviation||Talakan, Tyumen|
- Boeing-conducted Airport safety and operational assessments
- New Cross-Polar Routes
- "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI.
- "Новый рейс Иркутск-Братск-Иркутск!". CJSC “IrAero” Airlines. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- "Timetable - S7 Airlines". Novosibirsk International Airport (Tolmachevo). Retrieved 1 November 2016.
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