Severny (air base)

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Severny
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorRussian Air Force
LocationOrsk
Elevation AMSL850 ft / 259 m
Coordinates51°4′0″N 061°29′0″E / 51.06667°N 61.48333°E / 51.06667; 61.48333Coordinates: 51°4′0″N 061°29′0″E / 51.06667°N 61.48333°E / 51.06667; 61.48333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11,483 3,500 Concrete

Severny is an air base in Russia located 200 km east of Orsk.[1] It was a 1960s-era bomber base. The facility is mostly plowed under but 8 large pads are noted. It is located only 3 km from the Kazakhstan border to east.

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