Воркута Советский

Alternate namesVorkuta East (US)
Location11 km E Vorkuta
Coordinates67° 27.8' N 64° 18.4' E (67.4633,64.3067)
Elevation192 m (630 ft)
Runway3500x78 m (11483x256 ft) 033-213°T (CONC)

Comments and historyOperated by OGA (Arctic Control Group), this is a staging base constructed in 1950 for intercontinental bombers. The main runway is 80 m wide. The 364 OSAE operated from this location. OGA (Arctic Control Group). Photos exist on russianplanes.net of Il-76 and Tu-95 aircraft.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=67.4633,64.3067&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=67.4633,64.3067&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=67.4633,64.3067
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=67.4633,64.3067&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=67.4633,64.3067
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=67.4633&lon=64.3067&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=67.4633_N_64.3067_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: CAICA
ICAO identifier assignment: CAICA

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