Rokycany: Airfield

Letiště Rokycany

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN494513 E0133502 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorLKRY
Map with location of Rokycany Airfield, Czech Republic
The history of the Cold War airfields: Rokycany

During the Cold War

Usage

Reserve airfield?

Situation

Rokycany Airfield on a map 1972
Rokycany 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

Rokycany Airfield, Czech Republic, on a US satellite image 1979
Rokycany Airfield on a US satellite image from 16 May 1979 - For orientation I have added the later built motorway and the present runway.
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
1The runway at the time
2Today's motorway direction Plzeň
3Junction
4Service station
5Motorway direction Prague. A source says that a Highway Strip (for operation of aircraft) was planned here.
6Today's runway.

Runways

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
  • 09/27: 2000 m Grass

Remarks

The situation is similar to Vyškov Airfield. Here, too, the runway of a reserve (?) airfield was covered with a motorway and the motorway was prepared for flight operations.

Today

Usage

General aviation airfield.

Runways

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
The former runway is now partly overbuilt with the motorway. A new runway is in operation south of the motorway.
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