Brno: Slatina Airfield

Letiště Černovice

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CoordinatesN491043 E0163957 (WGS84) Google Maps
Map with location of Brno Černovice Slatina Airfield
The history of the Cold War airfields: Brno Černovice

During the 1920s/1930s

Administrator

State aerodrome Brno, Cernovice, near Brno

Airfield characteristics at daytime

On the ground inscription "Brno". T-shaped landing sign. Windsock.

Runways, taxiways, aprons

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Movement area 1000 m x 650 m

Communication

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Telegraphy and telephony.

Weather station

Weather bureau.

Obstacles

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North: buildings, height 18 m

Hangars

Hangars.

Workshops

Small repairs.

First aid in the case of accidents

First aid at the airport.

Catering

Buffet at the airport.

Timetable

Spring/Summer 1939

The timetable for spring/summer of 1939 shows the following scheduled flights:
(Days: 1=Monday ... 7=Sunday)
1400: Prague (Ruzyně) - Brno (Slatina) - Bratislava
  • Č.S.A, Fokker IX:
    123456– | Prague 16:00 - 17:00 Brno 17:10 - 17:55 Bratislava
  • Č.S.A, Fokker IX:
    123456– | Bratislava 07:15 - 08:05 Brno 08:20 - 09:20 Prague
1401: Prague (Ruzyně) - Brno (Slatina) - Zlin - Piešťany
  • Č.S.A, Airspeed AS 6, Fokker VII:
    123456– | Prague 07:35 - 08:35 Brno 08:45 - 09:05 Zlin 09:15 - 09:40 Piešťany
  • Č.S.A, Airspeed AS 6, Fokker VII:
    123456– | Piešťany 12:25 - 12:50 Zlin 13:00 - 13:20 Brno 13:30 - 14:30 Prague
1402: Piešťany - Zlin - Brno (Slatina) - Bratislava
  • Č.S.A, Airspeed AS 6, Fokker VII:
    123456– | Piešťany 07:15 - 07:40 Zlin 07:50 - 08:10 Brno 08:40 - 09:20 Bratislava
  • Č.S.A, Airspeed AS 6, Fokker VII:
    123456– | Bratislava 16:30 - 17:10 Brno 17:15 - 17:35 Zlin 17:45 - 18:10 Piešťany
Departures and arrivals by time
DaysTimeDep/ArrRouteOperatorAircraft typeto/from
123456–08:05Arr1400Č.S.AFokker IXBratislava
123456–08:10Arr1402Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIPiešťany - Zlin
123456–08:20Dep1400Č.S.AFokker IXPrague
123456–08:35Arr1401Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIPrague
123456–08:40Dep1402Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIBratislava
123456–08:45Dep1401Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIZlin - Piešťany
123456–13:20Arr1401Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIPiešťany - Zlin
123456–13:30Dep1401Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIPrague
123456–17:00Arr1400Č.S.AFokker IXPrague
123456–17:10Arr1402Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIBratislava
123456–17:10Dep1400Č.S.AFokker IXBratislava
123456–17:15Dep1402Č.S.AAirspeed AS 6, Fokker VIIZlin - Piešťany

During World War II

Situation

Brno Slatina Airfield, Czechia, on a map 1943
Brno Slatina Airfield in World War II on a US map from 1943
(Source: McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA)

During the Cold War

Situation

Airfield and heliport.

In the 1940s

Radio communication

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  • Tower 6440, 2834
  • OKB (direction finder) 342/339, 325/322 (A1)

In the 1950s

Radio communication

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  • Tower 2834, 3255, 118.1, 119.7

In the 1970s

Situation

Brno Slatina Airfield on a map 1973
The airfield 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 Slatina Airfield, Czechia, on a US satellite image 1976
Brno Slatina Airfield on a US satellite image from 23 August 1976
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Overview

Brno Černovice Slatina Airfield, Czech Republic, on a US satellite image 1989
Brno Černovice Slatina Airfield on a US satellite image from 25 August 1980 - 1=Road or taxiway Brno-Tuřany airport
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Bibliography

  • Ries, Karl; Dierich, Wolfgang: "Fliegerhorste und Einsatzhäfen der Luftwaffe" Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1993 - Allied map from 194x

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