Purkshof: Airfield

HSLP 4402

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CoordinatesN540942 E0121452 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 66 ft
Former East GermanyDistrict of Rostock
Federal stateMecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
Germany during the Cold War Map

During the Cold War

Usage

Civil airfield and reserve airfield of former East German Navy.

In the 1960s

Overview

Purkshof Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1969
Purkshof Airfield on a US satellite image from 03 August 1969 - 1: airfield. a: radio control of the East German Deutsche Post Radiocon Mönchhagen. b: The Rövershagen command post did not exist at that time; c: The Poppendorf fertilizer plant also did not yet exist. Other places: Behnkenhagen, Häschendorf, Klein Kussewitz, Niederhagen, Oberhagen, Vogtshagen, Volkenshagen. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Purkshof airfield, Germany
Purkshof airfield (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

In the 1970s

Additional information

Diploma thesis of a Stasi major of the MfS-Kreisdienststelle Rostock at the JHS: "Conception for the security of the political-operational focus area - military objects Purkshof", 32 pages, 30.9.1979, JHS MF GVS 001-78/79
Source: http://members.lycos.co.uk/stasidiplom/ Diploma theses and final theses at the "Juristische Hochschule" (JHS) of the East German State Security in Potsdam (offline).

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Runways

  • 04/22: 1100 m Grass
  • 09/27: 750 m Grass
  • 14/32: 800 m Grass

Radio beacons

  • LMM: 543,0 "LA"

Radio communication

Call sign: LAMETTA

Real property

Installation number 01/088 with 71,5 ha

Today

Usage

General aviation (EDCX).

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