Magan Airport

Аэропорт Маган
Аэропорт Маган 01.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSakhaAvia
LocationMagan
Elevation AMSL176 m / 577 ft
Coordinates62°06′26″N 129°32′36″E / 62.10722°N 129.54333°E / 62.10722; 129.54333Coordinates: 62°06′26″N 129°32′36″E / 62.10722°N 129.54333°E / 62.10722; 129.54333
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Sakha Republic in Russia

Sakha Republic in Russia
GYG is located in Sakha Republic
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Location of the airport in the Sakha Republic
Sources: GCM,[1] STV[2]

Magan Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Маган; Yakut: Маҕан аэропорда, Mağan aeroporda) (IATA: GYG, ICAO: UEMM) serves the village of Magan, a few kilometers west of Yakutsk, in Russia.

Until the early 1980s, Yakutsk/Magan was monitored as one of nine Arctic staging bases capable of handling the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire) bomber.[3]

References

  1. ^ Airport information for UEMM at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for Magan Airport at Transport Search website.
  3. ^ STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATIONS RELATED ACTIVITIES SUMMARY REPORT (SANITIZED), June 1, 1980, CREST: CIA-RDP80T01355A000100140001-2, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC.