Yekabpils (Krustpils)

Alternate namesKrustpils (US)
Location3 km NE Jekabpils
Coordinates56° 32.1' N 25° 53.5' E (56.5350,25.8917)
Elevation88 m (289 ft)
Runway2500x40 m (8202x131 ft) 074-254°T (CONC)

Comments and historyThis combat airfield was home to 886 ORAP which had the Su-17 and flew Yak-28R starting in the mid 1970s 34 but upgraded to the Su-24MR.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,25.8917&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,25.8917&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=56.5350,25.8917
Google Maps (sat) -,25.8917&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=56.5350,25.8917
Wikimapia - (Russian viewing recommended)
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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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