Wittstock Airbase

 
Germany /E/

General

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN5312 E01231
Elevation75 m

Location of airfield

5 km northeast of Wittstock city center.

Usage until 1945

Luftwaffe airbase.

Usage during the Cold War

Soviet airbase until 1994.

Current usage

Closed.

Runways, Taxiways, Aprons

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Runways

Data for the year 1990:

Design.LengthWidthSurfaceRemarks
08/262400 m

Radio navigation

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Data for the year 1990:

 Station.Freq.IdentPositionRemarks
26LOM421GJ4150 m
LMM205G1100 m
08LOM421OR
LMM205O
HLRHauptlanderichtung
NLRNebenlanderichtung
FFFFernfunkfeuer
NFFNahfunkfeuer

Communications

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Radio

Call sign: NAPJORSTOK (1960s), GAZOVIJ (1990)

Units

33 IAP: MiG-29, MiG-29UB, MiG-23UB (1990)

Installations

Railway track from Groß Haßlow to the southern part of the airfield; Radar site west of airfield near Biesen; SAM site near Wernikow

Links

Google Maps
http://maps.google.de/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=de&geocode=&q=wittstock&sll=52...

Bibliography

Ries, Karl; Dierich, Wolfgang:
'Fliegerhorste und Einsatzhäfen der Luftwaffe'
Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1993
Allied map of the former Luftwaffe airbase

Zapf, Jürgen:
'Flugplätze der Luftwaffe 1934-1945 - und was davon übrig blieb / Berlin & Brandenburg'
VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, 2001
5 pages description, map, aerial pictures from 1944, current pictures

Freundt, Lutz:
'Sowjetische Fliegerkräfte in Deutschland 1945-1994, Band 3'
Edition Freundt Eigenverlag, Diepholz 1999
Description, pictures, aerial pictures from 1953 and 1991

Freundt, Lutz:
'Sowjetische Fliegerkräfte in Deutschland 1945-1994, Band 4'
Edition Freundt Eigenverlag, Diepholz 2000
Additions

Freundt, Lutz (Hrsg.), Büttner, Stefan:
'Rote Plätze - Russische Militärflugplätze in Deutschland 1945 - 1994'
AeroLit Verlag, 2007
Description, pictures, aerial pictures from 1953 and 1991