Irkutsk Northwest Airport
|Elevation AMSL||1,470 ft / 448 m|
Irkutsk Northwest Airport is an airport in Russia located 11 km northwest of Irkutsk. It is a civilian airfield with maintenance hangars, and features a very spartan taxiway pattern. It is also known as Irkutsk II airport, and serves as an diversion airport for the main Irkutsk Airport which is often fog-bound.
Accidents and Incidents
- On 6 December 1997, a Russian Air Force Antonov An-124-100 en route to Cam Ranh Air Base in Vietnam, crashed in a residential area shortly after takeoff.
- Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Antonov 124-100 RA-82005 Irkutsk-2 Airport". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
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