Birofeld

Alternate namesBirobidzan, Birofeld Northwest (DoD)
Location11 km NW Birofeld
CountryRU
ICAOUHB1
Coordinates48° 27.7' N 132° 39.5' E (48.4617,132.6583)
Elevation74 m (243 ft)
Runway2500x45 m (8202x148 ft) 041-221°T (CONC)
UsageMilitary
Military units22 GV APIB (Su-17,1988). 299 APIB (Su-27, 1991)[#4].

Comments and historyRemote airfield 180 km W of Khabarovsk. Appears to be a 1950s airfield design; poorly maintained. Three branch revetment areas holding about 10 fighters each. Under 1st Air Army Far East.
   

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=48.4617,132.6583&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=48.4617,132.6583&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=48.4617,132.6583
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=48.4617,132.6583&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=48.4617,132.6583
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=48.4617&lon=132.6583&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=48.4617_N_132.6583_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
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