Kazlų Rūda Air Base

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Kazlų Rūda
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Soviet Air Forces, Lithuanian Air Force
Location Kazlų Rūda
Elevation AMSL 243 ft / 74 m
Coordinates 54°48′24″N 023°31′54″E / 54.80667°N 23.53167°E / 54.80667; 23.53167Coordinates: 54°48′24″N 023°31′54″E / 54.80667°N 23.53167°E / 54.80667; 23.53167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7,300 2,225 Concrete

Kazlų Rūda (Lithuanian: Kazlų Rūdos aerodromas) is an air strip in Lithuania located 5 km northeast of Kazlų Rūda. It was built during the Soviet times for military purposes and officially opened in 1977. It had a secret underground facility that became publicly known only in 1993 when last Soviet soldiers left the compound. Today it is abandoned.

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