Chebenki (air base)

Chebenki (also given as Cheben'ki, Orenburg Northeast, and Dmitrievka) is an air base in Russia located 38 km northeast of Orenburg. It has revetted areas for 15 fighters, 8 large aircraft, and considerable tarmac space.

The base is served by 118 OVE (118th Independent Helicopter Squadron) flying Mi-6 and Mi-8 helicopters. The base has had an Su-17 and MiG-23 attack aircraft presence during the Cold War.

The base is now used as storage for unused aircraft and helicopters.

Chebenki
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorRussian Air Force
LocationOrenburg
Elevation AMSL400 ft / 122 m
Coordinates51°58′0″N 055°33′0″E / 51.96667°N 55.55000°ECoordinates: 51°58′0″N 055°33′0″E / 51.96667°N 55.55000°E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8,202 2,500 Concrete

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