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Yuzhny Airport

Аэропорт Южный
Summary
Airport typePublic
LocationOryol
Elevation AMSL656 ft / 200 m
Coordinates52°56′6″N 036°0′6″E / 52.93500°N 36.00167°E / 52.93500; 36.00167Coordinates: 52°56′6″N 036°0′6″E / 52.93500°N 36.00167°E / 52.93500; 36.00167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 8,202 2,500 Asphalt

Yuzhny Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Южный) (IATA: OEL, ICAO: UUOR) is an airport in Russia located 6 km southwest of Oryol. It services small transports and has a considerable general aviation presence.

From the 1950s to the 1970s, it was a military airbase, with the based 472nd Fighter Aviation Regiment (PVO) flying respectively the Yak-17, MiG-15, MiG-17 and MiG-19.[1]

References

  1. ^ Бывшие военные склады [Former military barracks] (in Russian).