Alternate namesZngyelse
Location14 km E Saratov
Coordinates51° 28.8' N 46° 12.8' E (51.4800,46.2133)
Elevation41 m (135 ft)
Runway04/22 3500x100 m (11483x328 ft) 047-227°T (CONC)
Military units200 TBAP (Tu-160, Tu-134UBL), 1994. 1096 TBAP (Tu-22), 1980s, disbanded 1989. 1230 APSZ (3MS2 1965-) (Il-78). ZMD, ZMS-2. 121 TBAP (Tu-160, 1991)[#2], (19 Tu-95MS, 1991, 2004)[#2], (Tu-134UBK, 1991)[#2]. 511 IAP. 203 GV APSZ (Il-78, 1991)[#2]

Comments and historyEngels is a major bomber operations base, and is Russia's sole operating location for the Tu-160. Contains very large tarmac and about 10 large revetments. Was to have received first Tu-160 in 1987 but it went to Priluki, which had Tu-22M experience. Only 7 operational Tu-160s in 2001. Home to 22 GV TBAD.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=51.4800,46.2133&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=51.4800,46.2133&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=51.4800,46.2133
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=51.4800,46.2133&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=51.4800,46.2133
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=51.4800&lon=46.2133&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=51.4800_N_46.2133_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data: Department of Defense / Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC) (1993 edition)
Runway data: Google Earth
ICAO identifier assignment:

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