Reconstructed military airbase in Kuban to get more than 70 helicopters

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A large-scale reconstruction of the Southern Military District Air Base in Kuban will be completed before the end of this year: new facilities, which will be accommodate more than 70 helicopters, will be put into operation.

The construction of a new runway 2.6 thousand meters long and 45 meters wide has been completed at the military airfield, the press service of the Southern Military District said on Monday and noted that due to this improvement, the Krasnodar region will be able to receive any kind of military aircraft.

The airfield itself is also being reconstructed: new parking areas for modern fighter transport helicopters Ka-52, Mi-8 AMTSH, Mi-24, Mi-28N and Mi-35M, takeoff sites, a complex of buildings and blocks for servicing aircraft will be built.

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