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 typeMilitary
OwnerMinistry of Defence
OperatorRussian Air Force
LocationTver
Elevation AMSL469 ft / 143 m
Coordinates56°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
Map
Migalovo is located in Central Federal District
Migalovo
Migalovo
Location of airport in Russia's Central Federal District
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 8,202 2,500 Concrete

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:

References

  1. ^ "37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK". Brinkster.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-16.
  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