Kursk Vostochny Airport

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Vostochny Airport
Аэропорт Восточный
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Airport type Joint, Russian Air Force
Owner Ministry of Defence
Russian Air Force
Operator 16th Air Army
Location Kursk
Elevation AMSL 686 ft / 209 m
Coordinates 51°45′6″N 036°17′48″E / 51.75167°N 36.29667°E / 51.75167; 36.29667
Website aerokursk.ru
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,500 8,202 Concrete

Vostochny Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Восточный) (IATA: URS, ICAO: UUOK)[1] is an interceptor aircraft base in Kursk Oblast, Russia located 7 km east of Kursk. It is a medium-sized base 4 miles northeast of Kursk. Several alert pads, with civilian tarmac on other side of airfield.

Station history[edit]

Khalino was home to:

  • 472 IAP (472nd Interceptor Aviation Regiment) from 4 October 1979 to 1998. Moved in from Orel, Orel Oblast, where it had been stationed from 1950 to 1979. Equipped with MiG-23P or S from 1979. Disbanded 1 May 1998. The 472nd IAP PVO was Military Unit No.61364.[2]

It is currently home to:

Airlines and destinations[edit]

RusLine Mineralnye Vody, Moscow-Vnukovo,[4] St Petersburg
Seasonal: Anapa
Utair Sochi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport Kursk (Vostochny)
  2. ^ "Aviatsiya PVO". Aviabaza KPOI. 
  3. ^ Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc. 
  4. ^ "Авиакомпания "РусЛайн" меняет аэропорт базирования в Москве". www.rusline.aero (in Russian). Airline "RusLine". Retrieved 19 March 2018. 

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