Salka Airport

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Salka Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Nizhny Tagil
Elevation AMSL 886 ft / 270 m
Coordinates 57°59′18″N 060°14′6″E / 57.98833°N 60.23500°E / 57.98833; 60.23500Coordinates: 57°59′18″N 060°14′6″E / 57.98833°N 60.23500°E / 57.98833; 60.23500
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8,202 2,500 Concrete


Salka Airport (also Nizhny Tagil Salka and Nizhny Tagil Northeast) is an airport in Russia located 17 km northeast of Nizhny Tagil. This airfield was home to the 765 IAP (765th Interceptor Aviation Regiment), which used Su-9 aircraft from the 1950s until 1980, then transitioned to the MiG-23P. The unit was disbanded in 1994.

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