Palana Airport

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Palana Airport
Аэропорт Палана
Airport type Public
Location Palana
Elevation AMSL 112 ft / 34 m
Coordinates 59°4′54″N 159°53′18″E / 59.08167°N 159.88833°E / 59.08167; 159.88833Coordinates: 59°4′54″N 159°53′18″E / 59.08167°N 159.88833°E / 59.08167; 159.88833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 4,724 1,440 Asphalt

Palana Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Палана) (ICAO: UHPL) is an airport in Koryak Okrug, Russia located 4 km west of Palana. It services small transports. There is also the Palana New Airport, which appeared to be under construction around 2000 in Google Earth imagery.

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On 12 September 2012, an An-28 operated by Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Enterprise as Flight 251 [1] crashed whilst on a domestic flight from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana Airport, killing ten of 14 people.[2]
  1. ^ "RA-28715 Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "10 dead in An-28 plane crash in Russia's Far East". Retrieved 12 September 2012.