Kapustin Yar

Location10 km N Znamensk
Coordinates48° 40.1' N 45° 43.9' E (48.6683,45.7317)
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Runway1200x45 m (3937x148 ft) 100-280°T (CONC)
Military unitsMilitary

Comments and historyServices Kapustin Yar launch site; has An-24 and some helicopters. Intended for development of missiles, geophysical and meteorological rockets, and also space objects of small weight.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=48.6683,45.7317&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=48.6683,45.7317&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=48.6683,45.7317
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=48.6683,45.7317&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=48.6683,45.7317
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=48.6683&lon=45.7317&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=48.6683_N_45.7317_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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