Burg: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N521425 E0115131 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Location Indicator: EDBG

Location

Germany during the Cold War

Location of airfield

3 km south of Burg city center. The airfield is not to be confused with the former Burg airbase (Fliegerhorst), which was 2.5 km to the northeast.

During the Cold War

Usage

Parachute training by the former East German National People's Army (NVA).

1980s

Runways

  • 03/21: 1250m Grass
  • 10/28: 900m Grass
  • 18/36: 1200m Grass

Radio beacons

  • Airfield locator BURG-I: 279,5 "ZU", Krähenberge, at TP 77,7
  • Airfield locator BURG-II: 920,5 "UZ"
"The radio and navigation aids at the airfield can only be used for parachute training."

Radio communication

The call sign was UNTERPUTZ.

Units

Paratrooper training base 40 (Fallschirmjägerausbildungsbasis 40, FJABas-40, Postbox 77030). It was established 1982-05-01.

Real property

The former National People's Army installation id for the airfield was 07/023.

Today

Usage

General aviation.

Airfields in the vicinity