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Panevėžys
IATA: PNV – ICAO: EYPP
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator unknown
Location Panevėžys
Elevation AMSL 197 ft / 60 m
Coordinates 55°43′48″N 024°27′36″E / 55.73°N 24.46°E / 55.73; 24.46Coordinates: 55°43′48″N 024°27′36″E / 55.73°N 24.46°E / 55.73; 24.46
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 6,562 2,000 Concrete

Panevėžys Air Base (also known as Pajuostis, and Tulpė) (IATA: PNV, ICAO: EYPP) is an air base in Lithuania located 6 km east of Panevėžys. It is a transport base, with a very large ring taxiway 2 km in diameter. There are 32 large revetments.

The main operator was 128th Guards Military Aviation Transport Regiment (128 Gv VTAP), Military Transport Aviation, flying An-22 and Il-76 aircraft.[1] It received USSR's first Il-76M on August 27, 1977.[citation needed] The 128 Gv VTAP relocated in 1992 to Orenburg.

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