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Kilp'yavr

Kilp’yavr — the settlement 54km from on the NW from Murmansk.

The name is translated from saami like the lake of the horn of the deer.

Known from 1950th, like military base of Soviet Air Force.

In 1963-1976 the military airport of Kilp’yavr had been working like main public airport of Murmansk region.

This time in the Kilp’yavr landed together the military and civilian aircrafts.

Nowadays the Air force closed the base, but the settlement is available only by passes.
In the Kilp’yavr are living 884 people (2010).

 

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