Nasosnaya Air Base

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Nasosnaya Air Base
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Azerbaijani Air Force
Location Nasosnaya, Azerbaijan
Elevation AMSL -13 ft / -4 m
Coordinates 40°35′29″N 049°33′26″E / 40.59139°N 49.55722°E / 40.59139; 49.55722 (Nasosnaya Air Base)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,505 8,218 Concrete
Source: DAFIF[1]

Nasosnaya Air Base is a military airbase in the municipality of Hacı Zeynalabdin, near the city of Sumqayit in Azerbaijan.

The 82nd Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO of the Soviet Air Defence Forces was stationed at the base for decades, possibly since 1945.[2] Since 1977 it flew Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 long-range interceptors. The regiment may have been disbanded in 1993, but MiG-25s continued to be operated by the Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force for several years afterwards.

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  1. ^ Airport information for UB12 from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ http://www.ww2.dk/new/air%20force/regiment/iap/82iap.htm