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Uzhnyi
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military Baltic Fleet
Operator Russian Navy
Location Kaliningrad
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 54°33′42″N 020°36′12″E / 54.56167°N 20.60333°E / 54.56167; 20.60333Coordinates: 54°33′42″N 020°36′12″E / 54.56167°N 20.60333°E / 54.56167; 20.60333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8,530 2,600 Concrete


Uzhnyi (also Severnyi) (Russian: Южный) was an interceptor aircraft air base in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia located 17 km south of Kaliningrad. A large mile-wide taxiway ring on west side fed a series of aircraft revetments. There were remote bomber or alert revetments for about 5 aircraft. It is abandoned and in a state of decay as of 2000.

During the Cold War it was home to 689 Gv IAP (689th Guards Interceptor Aviation Regiment) flying MiG-23s in the 1980s and 36 Su-27P by the 1990s.[1] It was also home to 288 OVP (288th Independent Helicopter Regiment) flying Mi-24 K and R models and Mi-8.

689 Gv IAP & 288 OVP based at Uzhnyi moved to Chkalovsk during August 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI.