Vitim Airport

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Vitim Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Vitim
Elevation AMSL 610 ft / 186 m
Coordinates 59°27′28″N 112°33′46″E / 59.45778°N 112.56278°E / 59.45778; 112.56278Coordinates: 59°27′28″N 112°33′46″E / 59.45778°N 112.56278°E / 59.45778; 112.56278
Source: Our Airports web site[1]

Vitim Airport is a public use airport built in Vitim, Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, Russia[1] during World War II for the Alaska-Siberian (ALSIB) air route used to ferry American Lend-Lease aircraft to the Eastern Front.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vitim Airport Retrieved 2009-12-02
  2. ^ Lebedev, Igor Aviation Lend-Lease to Russia Nova Publishers (1997) pp.44-49