Postavy

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Postavy
Summary
Location Postavy
Elevation AMSL 472 ft / 144 m
Coordinates 55°7′0″N 026°45′7″E / 55.11667°N 26.75194°E / 55.11667; 26.75194Coordinates: 55°7′0″N 026°45′7″E / 55.11667°N 26.75194°E / 55.11667; 26.75194
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 8,202 2,500 Concrete

Postavy is a former air base in Belarus located 5 km west of Pastavy. It is a medium-sized air base. There are three loop areas with 15 revetments each, and central tarmac area.

It was home to 305th Bomber Aviation Regiment (305 BAP), 1st Guards Bomber Aviation Division, flying the Su-24. The regiment was activated in 1976, withdrawn to Krasnodar, Krasnodar Krai, and disbanded in 1993.[1] From 1960 to 1988, the base was also home to the 940th Fighter-Bomber Aviation Regiment of the same aviation division.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holm, Michael. "305th Bomber Aviation Regiment". ww2.dk. Retrieved 19 Jan 2016. 
  2. ^ Holm, Michael. "1st Guards Bomber Aviation Division". ww2.dk. Retrieved 19 Jan 2016.