Luostari/Pechenga (air base)
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|IATA: none – ICAO: none|
|Operator||Russian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||249 ft / 76 m|
Luostari Pechenga, located just two kilometres of former Ala-Luostari village, adjacent to the village developed around Petsamo (Petshenga) Monastery,(in Finnish language: Luostari = Monastery) is a military air base, served by the 258 OVE (258th Independent Helicopter Squadron) flying Mi-24, Mi-35, and Mi-8 helicopters. Yuri Gagarin served here after having graduated from the Orenburg Pilot's School (1957–1960).
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