Sredniy Ostrov
Остров Средний

Locationat Ostrov Sredniy
Coordinates79° 31.7' N 91° 4.5' E (79.5283,91.0750)
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Runway3000x? m (9842x0 ft) 115-295°T

Comments and historyThis military airfield is under control of OGA (Arctic Control Group). It is located in extreme northern Siberia close to the mainland. It is an ice airfield that was probably intended as an alternate field for Tu-95 bombers in the Arctic. It was built in late 1950s as a staging base for Soviet bombers to reach the U.S.

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

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