Alternate namesSopochnyy Southwest (US)
Location66 km NE Burevestnik
Coordinates45° 15.1' N 148° 18.7' E (45.2517,148.3117)
Elevation18 m (59 ft)
Runway18/36 3000x45 m (9842x148 ft) 169-349°T (CONC)
Military unitsUnknown

Comments and historyDecaying airfield, named Vetrovoe (wind) which discussion on various forums indicates was likely a Japanese bomber and logistics airfield constructed during WWII. Large tarmac areas are partially graded. Appears unusable and uninhabited. The primary Russian airfield on Iturup is Burevestnik.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,148.3117&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,148.3117&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=45.2517,148.3117
Google Maps (sat) -,148.3117&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=45.2517,148.3117
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
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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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