Koshka Yavr

Location25 km SE Zapolyarnyj
Coordinates69° 15.1' N 31° 11.8' E (69.2517,31.1967)
Elevation147 m (482 ft)
Runway01/19 3000x40 m (9842x131 ft) 019-199°T (CONC)

Comments and historyMinor, mediocre unattended airfield 83 km W of Murmansk, but with considerable runway length and small taxiway; is probably a forward deployment base. Stands behind Pechenga as the closest base to Norway.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=69.2517,31.1967&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=69.2517,31.1967&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=69.2517,31.1967
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=69.2517,31.1967&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=69.2517,31.1967
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=69.2517&lon=31.1967&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=69.2517_N_31.1967_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data: Department of Defense / Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC) (2000 edition)
Runway data: Google Earth
ICAO identifier assignment:

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