Menzelinsk Airport

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Airport typePublic
Elevation AMSL322 ft / 98 m
Coordinates55°43′12″N 053°3′36″E / 55.72000°N 53.06000°E / 55.72000; 53.06000Coordinates: 55°43′12″N 053°3′36″E / 55.72000°N 53.06000°E / 55.72000; 53.06000
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02 / 20 4,101 1,250 Asphalt

Menzelinsk is an airport in Russia located 3 km west of Menzelinsk, in the Kama river valley. It is a civilian airfield with small tarmac.

Menzelinsk drop zone

Menzelinsk airport is currently known as Menzelinsk drop zone. It operate two turboprop aircraft -- L-410 and An-28, and a number of smaller aircraft, like An-2. There is a hotel, canteen, rent and a heated packing rooms.

The first parachute jump can be performed with static-line Soviet parachute D-6, or a modern free-fall tandem jump. There is an Accelerated Free Fall program to advance and a series of special courses for Tandem Masters, AFF instructors and wingsuit instructors.

Landing area for parachuting is 1700×800 meters.

World Championships 2010

World parachuting championships 2010 in formation skydiving, canopy formation and artistic events (freestyle and freefly) were held from 29 July to 5 August 2010.[1][2]

Incidents and accidents


  1. ^ "WPC 2010"."Archived from the original on 2010-07-20. Retrieved 2010-08-01". Archived from the original on 2010-07-20.
  2. ^ "World Championships Results: Menzelinsk, Russia 2010".
  3. ^ "19 People Have Died in a Plane Crash in Russia". Sofia, Bulgaria: 2021-10-10. Retrieved 2022-09-04.

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