Соколовка (Чугуевка)

Alternate namesChuguyevka, Sandagou (US), Sikharovka (erroneous), Sakharovka (erroneous), Sokolovka, Bulyga-Fadeyevo (US)
Location9 km S Chuguyevka
Coordinates44° 4.9' N 133° 52.2' E (44.0817,133.8700)
Elevation305 m (1001 ft)
Runway18/36 2500x45 m (8202x148 ft) 171-351°T (CONC)
Military units530 IAP (MiG-31, 1991)[#1][#7], (36 MiG-25P, 1991)[#1]. /// Housed MiG-17s before the 1970s.

Comments and historyBase's objective was to counter SR-71 flights over Vladivostok. A MiG-25 from Chuguyevka, piloted by V. Belenko, defected to Hakodate, Japan on 6 September 1976. Small number of reveted pads. Runway has a 50 m overrun at the north end. Bulyga-Fadayevo name appeared on 1970s JNC charts.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,133.8700&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,133.8700&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=44.0817,133.8700
Google Maps (sat) -,133.8700&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=44.0817,133.8700
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data: Department of Defense / Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC)
Runway data: Google Earth
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