Location4 km W Amderma
Coordinates69° 45.8' N 61° 33.6' E (69.7633,61.5600)
Elevation4 m (13 ft)
Runway08/26 2600x50 m (8530x164 ft) 099-279°T (PLAT)

Comments and historyInterceptor airfield operated by the 72 Gv IAP (given by some sources as 74 IAP), which was flying at least 31 MiG-31 aircraft in the early 1990s. The facility is a simple concrete airfield built on a spit along the ocean. There is some limited tarmac space for deployed aircraft.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,61.5600&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,61.5600&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=69.7633,61.5600
Google Maps (sat) -,61.5600&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=69.7633,61.5600
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data:
ICAO identifier assignment: CAICA, Department of Defense / Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File (DAFIF)

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