Savatiya (air base)

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Kotlas Savatiya
Russian Air Force MiG-31 Pichugin.jpg
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorRussian Air Force
LocationKotlas
Elevation AMSL318 ft / 97 m
Coordinates60°59′42″N 046°52′12″E / 60.99500°N 46.87000°E / 60.99500; 46.87000Coordinates: 60°59′42″N 046°52′12″E / 60.99500°N 46.87000°E / 60.99500; 46.87000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,202 2,500 Concrete

Savatiya (also Kotlas South, Savati, or Savvatiya) (ICAO: ULKS) is an air base in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia located 36 km south of Kotlas. It is a small interceptor airfield. It was home to 445 IAP (445th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) which received Tupolev Tu-128 (Fiddler) aircraft in 1967, MiG-25 aircraft by the late 1970s, and MiG-31 by the 1990s.[1] It is also listed as being home to 458 IAP (458th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) which flew MiG-31s in the 1990s.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI.
  2. ^ Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc.