Saal: Helipad 3365


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CoordinatesN541913 E0122903 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East GermanyDistrict of Rostock
Federal stateMecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
OperatorNVA LSK/LV
Map with location of Saal Helipad 3365, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map

Location of airfield

1.3 km northwest of Saal.

During the Cold War


Helipad 3365 for Radar Company 332 (FuTK-332) of former East German Air Force (NVA LSK/LV). The unit was located approx. 10 km northeast of Ribnitz-Damgarten near Saal and operated a radar site for air defence.
In earlier years the unit was called Radio Technical Company 287 (FuTK-287).


East German military radar site at Saal in 1969
The Radio Technical Company 287 (FuTK-287) northwest of Saal on a US satellite image from 03 August 1969 - 1: East German radar site of the FuTK-287; 2: Soviet surface-to-air missle (SAM) site with four launchers S-125 Newa (NATO designation SA-3 Goa) for the protection of the Damgarten Air Base. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Enlargement (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways, taxiways, aprons

Dimensions: 100 m x 60 m,
main takeoff and landing direction: 060°,
surface: grass, loamy base,
capacity: 1 helicopter.


Stabsnetz S1 6428-528

Airspace and procedures

Usable at day during good weather conditions.
Alert time: 30 minutes.


Antenna P-15: direction 60°, height 30 m,
buildings: direction 120°-230°, height 8 m.



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