Tchořovice: Airfield

Letiště Tchořovice, Blatna

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN492552 E0134750 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 1539 ft
Location indicatorLKBL
Map with location of Tchořovice Airfield, Czech Republic
The history of the Cold War airfields: Tchořovice

During the Cold War

Usage during the Cold War

Reserve airfield.

Situation

Tchořovice Airfield on a map 1972
Tchořovice Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972
(Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin)

Overview

Tchořovice Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1979
Tchořovice Airfield on a US satellite image from 16 May 1979. - Already at this time two roads lead across the runway. Apparently the two ramp areas were later extended towards the center of the field.
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways

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  • 08/26: 2000 m x 30 m

Radio communication

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The airfield call sign was TRAMEC (1990).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 830" by the Czechoslovak Air Force (previously "Navigacni Punkt 806").

Installations

Simple layout with runway, parallel taxiway and 2 ramps at each end.

Links

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