Alternate namesChekurovku, Chekurovke
Location89 km SW Tiksi
Coordinates71° 3.9' N 127° 20.3' E (71.0650,127.3383)
Elevation282 m (925 ft)
Runway01/19 3500x50 m (11483x164 ft) 175-355°T (ABANDONED)

Comments and historyA remote, large bomber staging base that is now nonexistent. Accounts exist of Tu-4s landing here with cargo, supplying what appears to be a missile testing range. Airfield appears to be dismantled on satellite. Conceivably concrete blocks may have been moved to Tiksi.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,127.3383&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,127.3383&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=71.0650,127.3383
Google Maps (sat) -,127.3383&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=71.0650,127.3383
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack -

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data: Department of Defense / Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC) (1990 edition)
Runway data: Google Earth
ICAO identifier assignment:

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