229th Military-Transport Aviation Regiment

229-й военно-транспортный авиационный полк

Military Unit: 48231

Activated 10.42 in Podlipki, Moscow Oblast, as the 229th Transport Aviation Regiment for Special Purpose.

12.10.55 renamed 229th Military-Transport Aviation Regiment.

A 5th squadron with An-22 was activated in 2.67, but was used to activate the 81st Military-Transport Aviation Regiment in 1.70.

Disbanded 10.5.71, and absorbed by the 8th Military-Transport Aviation Regiment.


* only a heliport exists today at the southern end of the airfield - city blocks have been built on the remainder of the old airfield