|Owner/Operator||Russian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||499 ft / 152 m|
Chkalovsky provides air support for Star City, Russia, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonauts Training Center, and other elements of the Soviet space program and Russian Federal Space Agency. It is also a major transport base, with the 8th Special Purpose Aviation Division (since 2009-10, the 6991st Air Base) operating the Antonov An-12, An-72, Tupolev Tu-154, Ilyushin Il-76, and Il-86VKP. Chkalovsky received USSR's first Il-76K for cosmonaut training on 23 July 1977. On 27 March 1968, Yuri Gagarin and Vladimir Seryogin died in a MiG-15UTI that set off from this base, when it crashed near the town of Kirzhach.
- "ЧКАЛОВСКИЙ (ИКАО: УУМУ) / CHKALOVSKY (ICAO: UUMU)" (in Russian). Aviapages.ru. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
- Accident history for CKL at Aviation Safety Network
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