Engels Air Force Base (also given as Engels-2 or Engel's) is a strategic military airbase in Russia located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) east of Saratov. Engels is a major bomber operations base, and is Russia's sole operating location for the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers. The base contains a 3,500 metres (11,500 ft) runway and about 10 large revetments. It is named after the nearby Engels City, which in its turn is named after the Communist philosopher, Friedrich Engels.
Latitude: 51° 28' 31.19" N
Longitude: 46° 12' 22.80" E
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