Drewitz Airbase

 
Germany /E/

General

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN515324 E0143202
Elevation80 m
ICAO Location IndicatorEDCD (2000)
OperatorNVA LSK/LV
Airfield ID2070

Location of airfield

SE Drewitz, NW Jänschwalde

Usage until 1945

Luftwaffe airfield

Usage during the Cold War

Airbase for East German Airforce (LSK/LV). Fighter wing 7 (JG-7) until 1989, Fighter-bomber wing 37 (JBG-37) and TAFS-87.

Current usage

General aviation.

Runways, Taxiways, Aprons

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Runways

Data for the year 1989:
Design.LengthWidthSurfaceRemarks
06/242500 m80 mConcrete
06/242000 m100 mGrassnorth of the hard-surfaced runway

Both landing directions were equiped with a landing system SP-2

Radio navigation

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Data for the year 1989:
 Station.Freq.IdentPositionRemarks
RSBNCH 13RDN515332 E0143158
HLR 24FFF769,0RD3960 m
NFF378,5R1000 m
KRM/GRMCH 15
NLR 06FFF769,0DR4000 m
NFF378,5D1000 m
KRM/GRMCH 15
HLRMain landing direction
NLRSecondary landing direction
FFFLocator at outer marker
NFFLocator at middle marker
RSBNTACAN-like navigation system
KRM/GRMLocalizer and Glide path transmitter

Communications

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Radio

The call sign was REINHARD.

Telephone

Stabsnetz S1 9823. The call signs were "Zauberflöte" (?) und "Torez" (Command post) (?)

Units

Units in 1989/1990:

JG-7 "Wilhelm Pieck": MiG-21
JGB-37 "Klement Gottwald": MiG-23BN, MiG-23UB; TAFS-87: MiG-21M (PF 94415)
TAFS-87 (PF 94422)
FBas-57 (PF 94438), FTB-37 (PF 94455), NFK-37 (PF 94492)

Real Property

Objects 1989/1990, in conjunction with the airfield

06/015: Flugplatz
06/014: Depot JG-7 (29 ha, S der Eisenbahn Cottbus-Guben)
06/054: Übungsgelände FBas-57 (7,7 ha, Striesow, Marienberge)
06/202: Objekt JG-7 (0,5 ha, Straße Tauer-Jänschwalde)
06/309: Objekt JG-7 (0,2 ha, Tauer, Großsee Südufer)

Links

Die MiG-21 in den LSK/LV der DDR
http://www.mig-21-online.de/

Geschichte JG-7
http://home.snafu.de/veith/jg7.htm

Geschichte JBG-37
http://home.snafu.de/veith/JBG-37.htm

JBG-37
http://www.jbg37.de/

Bibliography

Zapf, Jürgen:
'Flugplätze der Luftwaffe 1934-1945 - und was davon übrig blieb / Berlin & Brandenburg'
VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, 2001
3 Seiten Beschreibung, Karte und Luftbild 1944

Airfields in the vicinity

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!

306/10 km: Lieberose