Lat 52°1′36″N Long 113°18′18″E Located
10km west of Chita. Also known as "Kadala Airfield".
Built prewar. Used as a staging base for Soviet aircraft being ferried to forward airfields in Mongolia during the Battle of Khalkhin Gol (Nomonhan Incident) during May - September, 1939.
Still in use today by several airlines including Air China, Iraero, S7 Airlines, Ural Airlines and VIM Airlines. Airport code IATA: HTA, ICAO: UIAA
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January 9, 2018