Tiksi North Air Base

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Tiksi North
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IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Tiksi
Elevation AMSL 66[1] ft / 20[1] m
Coordinates 72°2′18″N 128°28′18″E / 72.03833°N 128.47167°E / 72.03833; 128.47167Coordinates: 72°2′18″N 128°28′18″E / 72.03833°N 128.47167°E / 72.03833; 128.47167
Map
Tiksi North is located in Russia
Tiksi North
Tiksi North
Location within Russia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35[1] 11,483[1] 3,500[1]

Tiksi North is a former Russian military airfield located 41 km north of Tiksi in Bulunsky District, Sakha Republic.[1] Described as a ghost airfield, its probable use was either as a diversion or dispersal airfield for Soviet bombers.[1] It was likely abandoned sometime in the early 1960s.[1]

See also[edit]

Other abandoned arctic staging bases:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Vasquez, Tim (2009). "Tiksi/North". weathergraphics.com. Tim Vasquez. Retrieved 7 June 2016.