Alternate namesBeketovskaya (US)
Location19 km SW Volgograd
Coordinates48° 33.0' N 44° 22.2' E (48.5500,44.3700)
Elevation126 m (413 ft)
Runway13L/31R 1550x40 m (5085x131 ft) 131-311°T (CONC)
13R/31L 1500x40 m (4921x131 ft 131-311°T (CONC)
Military unitsUnknown

Comments and historyFormer military training airfield during the Cold War. It was closed during the 1990s. It has been used recently for drag racing.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=48.5500,44.3700&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=48.5500,44.3700&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=48.5500,44.3700
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=48.5500,44.3700&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=48.5500,44.3700
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=48.5500&lon=44.3700&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=48.5500_N_44.3700_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data: Department of Defense / Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC) (1993 edition)
Runway data: Google Earth
ICAO identifier assignment:

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