Dessau Airfield in World War II on a US map from 1944 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)
Dessau Alten on a US map from 1956 - (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)
During the Cold War
Usage during the Cold War
East German transport aircrafts until beginning of the 1970s. Thereafter closed, airfield administration bei THG-34/FTB-34. The airfield was probably also the location of helipad 1025 for the Signals Intelligence Regiment 2 (FuAR-2).
Dessau Alten Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - The blue lines mark the southern corridor from and to Berlin (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)
09/27: 2250 m x 50 m Concrete
LOM 27: 765 "WN"
LMM 27 "W"
Call sign: WURZEN
FTB-34 (PF 36035)
East German National People's Army installation id 08/115.