Zyryanka (Original Airport)

Alternate namesZyryankska
Location1 km N Zyryanka
Coordinates65° 44.8' N 150° 53.3' E (65.7467,150.8883)
Elevation43 m (141 ft)
Runway1700x20 m (5577x66 ft) 147-327°T (GRAV)

Comments and historyAirfield near Zyryanka; difficult to ascertain exact position on satellite. Some buildings still remain. Connected Alaska to Oimyakon during WWII Lend-Lease.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=65.7467,150.8883&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=65.7467,150.8883&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=65.7467,150.8883
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=65.7467,150.8883&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=65.7467,150.8883
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=65.7467&lon=150.8883&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=65.7467_N_150.8883_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data:
Elevation data: Department of Defense / Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC) (1997 edition)
Runway data:
ICAO identifier assignment: CAICA, Department of Defense / Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File (DAFIF)

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