Severomorsk-1

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Severomorsk-1
Severomorsk-1.jpg
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Navy
Location Severomorsk
Elevation AMSL 73 m / 239 ft
Coordinates 69°1′54″N 033°25′6″E / 69.03167°N 33.41833°E / 69.03167; 33.41833Coordinates: 69°1′54″N 033°25′6″E / 69.03167°N 33.41833°E / 69.03167; 33.41833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 3,000 9,842 Concrete

Severomorsk-1 (ICAO: ULAK), formerly known as Vayenga-1, is a naval air base in Murmansk Oblast, Russia located 4 km south of Severomorsk (formerly called Vayenga). It one of the largest airfields on the Kola Peninsula, second only to Olenya. It can accommodate over 40 bombers and a small number of fighters.

The main operating unit was 967 MRAP (967th Naval Air Reconnaissance Regiment) operating Tupolev Tu-22M and Tupolev Tu-16 aircraft, and 24 OPLAPDD (24th Independent Long Range Anti-Submarine Aviation Regiment) operating Ilyushin Il-38 aircraft.[1]

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  1. ^ "Aviatsiya VMF". Aviabaza KPOI.