Brno: Tuřany Airport

Letiště Brno, Turany

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CoordinatesN490905 E0164138 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorLKTB
Map with location of Brno Tuřany Airport
The history of the Cold War airfields: Brno Tuřany

During the Cold War

In the 1960s

Runways

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  • 10/28: 2000 m x 60 m concrete

Radio beacons

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  • NDB: 363 "TB", 4.17 km to threshold runway 28
  • L: 429 "B", 1.05 km to threshold runway 28
  • KGSP 28: 110.3/335.0, to runway 28
  • Outer Marker: 75, 4.22 km to threshold runway 28
  • Inner Marker: 75, 1.10 km to threshold runway 28

Radar

Surveillance Radar (SRE)

Radio communication

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  • Brno Tower/Věž 3917.5, 119.1, 122.7

Weather station

Index number 11 723, telephone Brno 72985

In the 1970s

Situation

Brno Tuřany on a map 1973
Brno Tuřany on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1973
(Source: ONC E-3 (1973), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin)

Overview

Brno Tuřany Airport, Czechia, on a US satellite image 1976
Brno Tuřany Airport on a US satellite image from 23 August 1976 - The picture shows construction work to extend the runway from 2,000 m to 2,650 m. The motorway D1 ends at the Brno-jih junction and is therefore not yet visible here.
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Overview

Brno Tuřany Airport, Czech Republic, on a US satellite image 1980
Brno Tuřany Airport on a US satellite image from 25 August 1980 - 1=Road or taxiway to Brno Slatina airfield, 2=Motorway under construction, 3=Railway siding
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Radio communication

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The call sign of the airfield was BOLERO (1990).

Units

8 SLP: MiG-21.

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