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Valga is a former Soviet air base in Estonia located in Jaanikese, 4 km (2.5 mi) northeast of Valga. It was listed on the 1974 Department of Defense Global Navigation Chart No. 3 as having jet facilities. It has mostly been plowed under into farmland. It is only 1 km (0.62 mi) from the Latvian border.

Valga Airfield

Valga lennuväli
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorSoviet Air Force
LocationJaanikese, near Valga
Elevation AMSL239 ft / 73 m
Coordinates57°48′48″N 026°04′36″E / 57.81333°N 26.07667°E / 57.81333; 26.07667Coordinates: 57°48′48″N 026°04′36″E / 57.81333°N 26.07667°E / 57.81333; 26.07667
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Valga Airfield is located in Estonia
Valga Airfield
Valga Airfield
Location in Estonia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
2,000 6,562 Grass
Sources: Forgotten Airports[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Valga Airfield at Forgotten Airfields