Pribytki (also Zyabrovka) is an air base in Belarus located 16 km southeast of Gomel. In the early 1960s it was flying Tupolev Tu-16R aircraft. The airfield was renovated in 1963 . It received the Tu-22R around 1966, and by 1967 had 24 based there . The reconnaissance aircraft were tasked with operations in the Baltic and northern Europe . From 1973 into the 1980s pilots from Libya and Iraq trained in the Tu-22 here . The Tu-22 units were disbanded in 1994 and the aircraft sent to Engels-2 for disposal .
Pribytki was home to 290 Gv ODRAP (290th Guards Long Range Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment) flying Tu-16R from the early 1960s to 1994 and the Tu-22RDM from the 1960s to 1994 ; plus a number of Tu-22R aircraft .