Location5 km SE Tukums
Coordinates56° 56.6' N 23° 13.4' E (56.9433,23.2233)
Elevation71 m (233 ft)
Runway14/32 2500x45 m (8202x148 ft) 139-319°T (CONC)

Comments and historySpartan military airfield with single long ramp and reveted area. Starting in the 1960s the 668 BAP flew the Yak-28 Brewer34. The unit became 668 MShAP and by the 1990s was flying 30 Su-24 aircraft. Also based here was the 240 MSHAP flying 29 Su-24 aircraft.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=56.9433,23.2233&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=56.9433,23.2233&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=56.9433,23.2233
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=56.9433,23.2233&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=56.9433,23.2233
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=56.9433&lon=23.2233&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=56.9433_N_23.2233_E_type:city

Sources 34 Yakovlev Yak-25/-26/-27/-28: Yakovlev's Tactical Twinjets. Yefim Gordon.
Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
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