Бамбора (Гудаута )

Alternate namesGudauta (US)
Location4 km W Gudauta
Coordinates43° 6.2' N 40° 34.7' E (43.1033,40.5783)
Elevation24 m (79 ft)
Runway15/33 2988x60 m (9803x197 ft) 151-331°T (CONC)
Military units171 IAP (Su-27, 1991)[#1]. 529th Fighter Regiment (34 Su-27).

Comments and historyAirfield appears to be in very poor condition; almost unpaved. Small tarmac with a few old revetments. On 20 May 1989 Capt Alexander Zuyev defected with MiG-29 to Turkey. In 2001 Georgia was trying to dismantle this base against Russian wishes.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,40.5783&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,40.5783&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=43.1033,40.5783
Google Maps (sat) -,40.5783&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=43.1033,40.5783
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
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