The history of the Cold War airfields: Tchořovice by Bert Kondruss
During the Cold War
Usage during the Cold War
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)
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)
08/26: 2000 m x 30 m
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").
Simple layout with runway, parallel taxiway and 2 ramps at each end.