Kyurdamir Air Base

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Kyurdamir Air Base
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner/Operator Republic of Azerbaijan
Location Kyurdamir, Kürdəmir
Occupants Azerbaijani Air Defense Force
Time zone AZT (+4:00)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (+5:00)
Elevation AMSL -35 ft / −11 m
Coordinates 40°16′24″N 48°09′48″E / 40.27333°N 48.16333°E / 40.27333; 48.16333
Map
Kyurdamir Air Base is located in Azerbaijan
Kyurdamir Air Base
Kyurdamir Air Base
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,200 2,499 Concrete

Kyurdamir Air Base is a military airbase in Kyurdamir (also known as Kurdamir or Kürdəmir (Кюрдамир)), the capital of the Kurdamir district (rayon) in Azerbaijan.

At the end of the 1980s the 976 Bomber Aviation Regiment Инстербургский flying Sukhoi Su-24 and Sukhoi Su-17 aircraft was based at Kyurdamir.[1] The regiment, which was descended from the 976th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the World War II period, was part of the 34th Air Army of the Soviet Air Forces.

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  1. ^ Feskov, V.I.; K.A. Kalashnikov; V.I. Golikov (2004). The Soviet Army in the Years of the 'Cold War' (1945-1991). Tomsk: Tomsk University Press. p. 144. ISBN 5-7511-1819-7.