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Borisoglebskoye Airport, Kazan, Russia

March 25th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Borisoglebskoye Airport (ICAO: UWKG) is an airport in Tatarstan, Russia located 8 km north of Kazan. It is the site of the Kazan State Aviation Plant. It is the site of the Tupolev Tu-144, Tu-22M, and Ilyushin Il-62 production factory. There are large aircraft parking spaces on the north side of the airfield. The facility is capable of handling all sizes of aircraft and features an unusually wide runway.

During the 1990s a couple of Tupolev Tu-160 (Blackjack) bombers were based here.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Andreapol Air Base, Andreapol, Russia

February 29th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Andreapol Air Base in Andreapol, Russia.

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Military airfield, Kazachstan

February 29th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Military airfield (temporary - probably) - somewhere in Kazachstan.

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Domna Russian Fighter Base, Russia

February 22nd, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

"Domna" Russian Fighter Base - large, hardened base with six areas of revetments probably holding 50 fighter aircraft. Domna means blast furnace.

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Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan

February 22nd, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Kabul International Airport (IATA: KBL, ICAO: OAKB), sometimes known as Khwaja Rawash Airport, is located 16 kilometers (9 miles) from downtown Kabul, Afghanistan. The airport is also commonly referred to as KAIA.

Kabul Airport was built in the 1970s. Due to international sanctions under the Taliban, the airport was all but closed, with few international flights. Following the United States attack on Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, the airport reopened. At first, it was only for the US military and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), a NATO-led peacekeeping force. After the removal of UN sanctions, in early 2002, it was finally allowed to be used for civilian airlines. The US military and ISAF (with the Romanian Air Force a lead contributor in 2005) run the airport and provide security with the Afghan authorities.

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Military airport in Miroslawiec, Air Base No 12, Miroslawiec, Poland.

January 28th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Military airport in Miroslawiec, Air Base No 12, Miroslawiec in Poland.

January 23, 2008 - A Polish military airplane EADS CASA C-295 crashed in forested area near Polish city Miroslawiec killing all 20 passengers aboard - 16 Polish Air Force officers and 4 crew.

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Two airplanes on the opposite side of the airfield, Beijing, China

January 28th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Two airplanes on the opposite side of the airfield in Beijing, China.

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Poznań-Ławica Airport, Poznan, Poland

January 9th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Poznań-Ławica Airport (IATA: POZ, ICAO: EPPO), built in 1913, is one of the oldest airports in Poland. It is located 7 km west of Poznań city centre.

The northern section has been used as a military airport since its inception. The southern section is used for civilian purposes. The prospect of relocating the airport elsewhere is often raised as a result of the flight path to the runway being located directly over the city.

The airport caters for international, domestic and cargo flights and general aviation. A new terminal was opened in 2001 and can handle up to 1.5 million passengers per year.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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