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Lensk Airport (IATA: ULK, ICAO: UERL) is a public airport near Lensk in Russia.[2] It works as focus city for Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise.

Lensk Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesLensk
LocationLensk, Russia
Elevation AMSL801 ft / 244 m
Coordinates60°43′14″N 114°49′33″E / 60.72056°N 114.82583°E / 60.72056; 114.82583Coordinates: 60°43′14″N 114°49′33″E / 60.72056°N 114.82583°E / 60.72056; 114.82583
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UERL is located in Sakha Republic
UERL
UERL
Location of the airport in the Sakha Republic
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 6,562 2,000 Gravel
Sources: Great Circle Mapper[1]

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Airlines and destinationsEdit

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 4 July 2012, a helicopter operated by UTair Aviation for an oil and gas company crashed in a remote area about 4 kilometers from the runway of Lensk Airport. The wreckage was found several hours later and three bodies were recovered, with the fourth person also presumed killed. The cause was not immediately known, but UTair grounded all aircraft at Lensk Airport pending an investigation into the quality of fuel supply at the airport.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Airport information for Lensk Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Lensk Airport profile. Retrieved 2009-12-02.
  3. ^ "UTair helicopter crashes in Russia's Far East, killing 4". BNO News. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.

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