Monchegorsk (air base)

Monchegorsk (air base)
IATA: noneICAO: none
Airport type Military
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Monchegorsk
Elevation AMSL 548 ft / 167 m
Coordinates 67°59′12″N 033°1′6″E / 67.98667°N 33.01833°E / 67.98667; 33.01833Coordinates: 67°59′12″N 033°1′6″E / 67.98667°N 33.01833°E / 67.98667; 33.01833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8,202 2,500 Concrete

Monchegorsk Air Base is a military air base in Murmansk Oblast, Russia located 13 km northeast of Monchegorsk and 11 miles southwest of Olenya. It hosted the 174 Gv IAP (174th Guards Interceptor Aviation Regiment) flying MiG-25PDS aircraft in the 1980s and MiG-31 interceptors in the 1990s[1]. It also hosted a reconnaissance regiment, the 98 ORAP (98th Separate Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment) flying MiG-25RB, Su-17, Su-24MR, and MiG-31 aircraft[2].


  1. ^ "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI.. 
  2. ^ Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc. 

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