Hradec Králové: Airfield

Letiště Hradec Králové

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CoordinatesN501512 E0155042 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 791 ft
Location indicatorLKHK
Map with location of Hradec Králové Airfield, Czech Republic
The history of the Cold War airfields: Hradec Králové

Location of airfield

North of Hradec Králové.

During the Cold War


Air base.


Hradec Králové Airfield on a map 1973
Hradec Králové 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


Hradec Králové Airfield, Czechia, on a US satellite image 1976
Hradec Králové Airfield on a US satellite image from 23 August 1976
Source: U.S. Geological Survey


Data for the year 1990:
  • 15/33: 2400 m x 50 m

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • LOM: 422 "UR"
  • LMM: 204.5 "U"

Radio communication

The radio call sign of the airfield was "UPIR" (198x).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 380" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.


47 PZLP "Atlanticky": L-29, MiG-21R, US, Su-22M4/UM3K; FLS: An-30, Avia 14FG, L-410FG, Mi-17 (1990)




Airfields in the vicinity

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