Location7 km N Lielvarde
Coordinates56° 46.7' N 24° 51.2' E (56.7783,24.8533)
Elevation61 m (200 ft)
Runway2500x40 m (8202x131 ft) 008-188°T (CONC)
Military units899 BAP (Su-24, 1970s) (MiG-27, 2000s).

Comments and historyFighter or interceptor airfield southeast of Riga, built in late-1970s for an Su-24 regiment. Transferred from Russia to Latvia in 1994 and now forms the core of operations for the Latvian Air Force. (Thanks to AviaMK)

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,24.8533&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,24.8533&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=56.7783,24.8533
Google Maps (sat) -,24.8533&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=56.7783,24.8533
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
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