Lüsse: Airfield

Bad Belzig

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CoordinatesN520833 E0124009 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 215 ft
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Potsdam
Federal stateBrandenburg
Location indicatorEDOJ
Map with location of Lüsse Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Lüsse

Location of airfield

5 km east of Belzig

During the Cold War

Usage

Lüsse was located in East Germany. The field was a Soviet reserve airfield, reported to be used by helicopters. In addition, glider pilots were once observed.

Situation

Lüsse airfield on a US 1969
Lüsse airfield on a US map from 1969
Source: Earth Sciences and Map Library, University of California, Berkeley

Runways

  • 09/27: 3000 m Grass
The grass was mowed by the local Agricultural Production Cooperative (LPG).

Today

Usage

General aviation (EDOJ).

Overview

Belzig Germany on a US satellite image 1969
Belzig and Lüsse airfield east of it on a US satellite picture from Thursday 06 February 1969 - The landscape is mostly snow-covered, but the airfield (1) is free. Other places: Baitz, Kuhlowitz, Mörz, Neschholz, Preußnitz, Schwanebeck.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Lüsse Airfield, Germany
The airfield
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Satellite image 1969
Satellite image from Saturday 02 August 1969 - Some clouds are obstructing the view.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Links

Bibliography

  • Freundt, Lutz: "Sowjetische Fliegerkräfte in Deutschland 1945-1994, Band 1" Freundt Eigenverlag, Diepholz 1998 - Short description

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