Vyškov: Airfield

Letiště Vyškov

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CoordinatesN491760 E0170130 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorLKVY
Map with location of Vyškov Airfield, Czech Republic
The history of the Cold War airfields: Vyškov
by Bert Kondruss

During World War II

Usage

Airfield.

Situation

Vyškov Airfield, Czechia, on a map 1943
Vyškov 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

Vyškov Airfield on a map 1973
Vyškov 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

Vyškov Airfield, Czech Republic, on a US satellite image 1980
Vyškov Airfield on a US satellite image from 25 August 1980 - At this tune there is no motorway. The runway has the orientation 03/21 and is approx. 2400 m long. Apparently it will later be turned by 10 degrees into the direction of 02/20 when the motorway is built. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Today

Usage

General aviation and technical/aviation museum.

Runways

The gras runway of the airfield is parallel to the highway / highway strip. It has hard surfaced starting platforms at both ends. Each is connected to the highway by two taxiways.

Images

The following pictures were taken in October 2010.
Southern corner of the apron area
At the southern corner of the apron area, viewing northeast
Ramp
Ramp
Parking position
Parking position
Middle apron
Middle apron
View from the hangar apron in southwest direction
View from the hangar apron in southwest direction
Hangar, Vyskov airfield, Czech Republic
Hangar
View from the hangar in northeast direction
View from the hangar in northeast direction
Skydiving training device?
Skydiving training device?
View to the southwest
View to the southwest
Fuel station
Fuel station
Taxiway to the north
Taxiway to the north
Aircraft Museum Vyskov, Czech Republic
Museum
Sign
Sign
View of the runway, in the background the motorway
View of the runway, in the background the motorway
At the back of the hangar
At the back of the hangar
Foundations
Foundations
Foundations
Foundations
Museum
Museum
Il-28
Il-28
MiG-23BN 9820 of Czech Air Force at Vyskov
MiG-23BN "9820" of Czech Air Force
Avia Il-14
Avia Il-14

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