Sovetskaya Gavan/Maygatka

Alternate namesMay-Gatka, Maygatka, Sovgavan
Location19 km W Sovetskaya Gavan
Coordinates48° 55.5' N 140° 2.2' E (48.9250,140.0367)
Elevation234 m (768 ft)
Runway09/27 3000x48 m (9842x157 ft) 074-254°T (CONC)
Military units570 MRAP (Tu-16K). 143 MRAD.

Comments and historyServices medium-sized airliners. Bomber base with 25 large revetments. Minimal buildings and remoteness suggest this is a forward staging base. Listed on a 1980 JNC chart as under construction.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,140.0367&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,140.0367&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=48.9250,140.0367
Google Maps (sat) -,140.0367&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=48.9250,140.0367
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data:
ICAO identifier assignment: CAICA, Department of Defense / Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File (DAFIF)

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