|Alternate names||Komsomolsk South (US), Khurba, Khoorba, Hurba, Uchastok, Kalinovka?|
|Location||4 km E Kurba|
|Coordinates||50° 24.5' N 136° 56.0' E (50.4083,136.9333)|
|Elevation||28 m (92 ft)|
|Runway||18/36 2500x42 m (8202x138 ft) 171-351°T (CONC)|
|Comments and history||Located 17 km S of Komsomolsk-na-Amur, this medium-sized base has considerable tarmac space and extended area of revetments. It has long been home to 277 BAP, which flew Yak-28 Brewers in the 1960s 34 and upgraded to Su-24 aircraft by the 1990s 47. It has been given as a location for 216 IAP flying the Su-27 starting in 1987, and the 26 Gv OPIB flying Su-17M3 in the late 1980s and early 1990s 4.
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|Mapping links||Google Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=50.4083,136.9333&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml|
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=50.4083,136.9333&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=50.4083,136.9333
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=50.4083,136.9333&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=50.4083,136.9333
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=50.4083&lon=136.9333&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=50.4083_N_136.9333_E_type:city
4 37 Vozdushnaya Armiya VGK.
7 Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation
34 Yakovlev Yak-25/-26/-27/-28: Yakovlev's Tactical Twinjets. Yefim Gordon.
Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: CAICA
ICAO identifier assignment: CAICA
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