Веретье, Остров

Alternate namesVeret'e, Gorokhovka (US), Kildin
Location7 km SE Ostrov
Coordinates57° 18.0' N 28° 26.0' E (57.3000,28.4333)
Elevation67 m (220 ft)
Runway3500x60 m (11483x197 ft) 016-196°T (CONC)
Military units12 MRAP (Tu-16). 240 Gv MRAP (Tu-16). 5501 BKhu (74 Tu-16, 1992)[#3].

Comments and historyLarge air base 57 km south of Pskov. Nuclear bomber facility with 15 very large revetments on east side and about 30 small revetments on west side. As many as 63 Tu-16s were based here. 5501 Unit is a direct reporting unit.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=57.3000,28.4333&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=57.3000,28.4333&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=57.3000,28.4333
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=57.3000,28.4333&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=57.3000,28.4333
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=57.3000&lon=28.4333&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=57.3000_N_28.4333_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
ICAO identifier assignment:

Return to index
Dataset introduction and description

Please direct comments and corrections here

©2005,2009 Tim Vasquez
All rights reserved