Alternate namesSital-Chay (US), Sital Tchaiy
Location3 km W Suraabad
Coordinates40° 48.4' N 49° 25.8' E (40.8067,49.4300)
Elevation-15 m (-49 ft)
Runway2500x30 m (8202x98 ft) 170-350°T (CONC)
Military units80 IBAP (Su-25, 1992).

Comments and historyLarge military base; only taxiways and tarmac space; no revetments. On 08 Apr 1992 Senior Lt. Vagif Kurbanov hijacked a Su-25 from Sital-Chay and flew it to Yevlakh, Azerbaijan, giving the country its first fixed-wing fighter.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,49.4300&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,49.4300&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=40.8067,49.4300
Google Maps (sat) -,49.4300&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=40.8067,49.4300
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
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Runway data: Google Earth
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