Nagurskoye Air Base

A former staging ground for Soviet bombers, Nagurskoye is one of Russia’s northernmost bases

Nagurskoye Air Base

Region: Arctic

Destinations: Franz Josef Land

The historic base of Nagurskoye

Nagurskoye is Russia’s northernmost base and is located in Alexandra Land. Named after Polish-Russian pilot Jan Nagórski, the base was built in the 1950s as a staging area for US-bound Soviet Long Range Aviation bombers. Nagurskoye is thought to be still in operation.

 

Main image copyright: Mil.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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