Migalovo (air base)

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Tver Migalovo
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Russian Air Force An-22 in April 2007.jpg
Antonov An-22 of the Russian Air Force in Tver
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Tver
Elevation AMSL 469 ft / 143 m
Coordinates 56°49′30″N 035°45′36″E / 56.82500°N 35.76000°E / 56.82500; 35.76000Coordinates: 56°49′30″N 035°45′36″E / 56.82500°N 35.76000°E / 56.82500; 35.76000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 8,202 2,500 Concrete

Migalovo (also given as Tver Migalovo, Kalinin) (IATA: KLDICAO: UUEM) is an air base in Tver Oblast, Russia located 10 km west of Tver. It is a large military airlift base. It currently houses all of Russia's remaining Antonov An-22 fleet. It is an Ilyushin Il-76 base, with some Antonov An-12 aircraft stored.

Some of the units that made Migalovo home were:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com. 
  2. ^ a b c Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc. 
  3. ^ http://www.strizhi.ru/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.pl?num=1174753071 and Holm