The Eastern MD army aviation base, located in Khabarovsk, is the best Air Force base
The Eastern MD army aviation base, located in Khabarovsk, is the best Air Force base according to the results of 2014.
Personnel of the base, located in the Eastern MD, perform supply and transportation, ice condition monitoring and maritime security tasks in Wrangel Island and Otto Schmidt Cape.
Moreover, within the SCSE «Vostok-2014» personnel of the base performed a unique group flight: from Burevestnik aerodrome (Kuril Islands) to Yelizovo aerodrome (Kamchatka Krai).
Flight range was more than 1300 km and helicopter pilots were non-stop in the sky during six hours.
The base is armed with Mi-26 and Mi-8.