Neubrandenburg: Air Base

Trollenhagen

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KoordinatenN533608 E0131825 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East GermanyDistrict of Neubrandenburg
Federal stateMecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
Map with location of Neubrandenburg Air Base, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map

During World War II

Overview

Neubrandenburg Trollenhagen airfield on a map 1952
Neubrandenburg Trollenhagen airfield on a US map from 1952 - The tapering eastern end still exists in a similar form today. Over the years, however, the airfield has expanded further westwards (Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)

During the Cold War

In the 1950s

Units

Units in 1954

- Soviet transport regiment (P. O. Box 22 701),
Source: BND/Bundesarchiv B 206/3033
(For the P. O. Box numbers the digits 3 and 5 may be confused, because they are difficult to distinguish in the source document)

In the 1960s

Situation

Neubrandenburg Air Base on a US map from 1969
Neubrandenburg Air Base on a US map from 1969 (Source: Earth Sciences and Map Library, University of California, Berkeley)

In the 1970s

Situation

Neubrandenburg Air Base on a map 1972
Neubrandenburg Air Base 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)

Overview

Neubrandenburg Air Base, Germany, on a US satellite image 1970
Neubrandenburg Air Base on a US satellite image from 25 November 1970 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Western end of the runway
Western end of the runway (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Buildings
Buildings (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Aircraft revetments
Aircraft revetments (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Flight line
Flight line (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Object in the north
Object in the north (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

In the 1980s

Runways

  • 09/27: 2292 m x 50 m Concrete
  • 09/27: 1800 m x 40 m Grass

Radio beacons

  • LOM 09: 950 "T", 3750 m to threshold 09
  • LOM 27: 950 "DT", 4540 m to threshold 27
  • LMM 27: 460 "D", 1000 m to threshold 27
  • LMM 09: 460 "T", 1000 m to threshold 09

Radio communication

The call sign was DEFEKT.

Today

Usage

Regional airport.

Overview

Landsat image from 2016
Landsat image from 2016 - Open object in Google Maps
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