Migalovo (air base)
Antonov An-22 of the Russian Air Force in Tver
|Owner||Ministry of Defence|
|Operator||Russian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||469 ft / 143 m|
Migalovo (also given as Tver Migalovo, Kalinin) (IATA: KLD, ICAO: 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:
- Headquarters 12th Military Transport Aviation Division (from 1946, under the title 12th Transport Aviation Division)
- 8 VTAP (8th Military Transport Aviation Regiment) flying An-12 and An-22.
- 196 VTAP (196th Military Transport Aviation Regiment) flying Il-76.
- 224 LO VTA (224th Transport Aviation ~Detachment~) flying Il-76 and An-124.
- 2 TSNII (2nd Central Scientific Research and Test Institute of the Ministry of Defense).
- 274th Fighter-Bomber Aviation Regiment (274 APIB) flying Su-17C. Arrived from Kubinka in December 1974. Disbanded 1993. Under 9th Fighter Aviation Division.
- "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-16.
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