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CoordinatesN530503 E0124004 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East GermanyDistrict of Potsdam
Federal stateBrandenburg
Map with location of Gadow Airfield Replica, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map

Location of airfield

About 4 km southeast of Gadow.

During the Cold War


Replica of a NATO airbase (maybe Bitburg) at the former Soviet firing range Wittstock.


Wittstock Training Area / Gadow/Rossow Firing Range 1964
Wittstock Training Area / Gadow/Rossow Firing Range on 14 March 1964 - 1: Neuglienicke airfield; 2: Gadow airfield replica; 3: Gadow; 4: Schweinrich; 5: Dranse; 6: Zootzen; 7: Rossow (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)


Gadow Airfield Replica, Germany, on a US satellite image 1964
Gadow Airfield Replica on a US satellite image from 14 March 1964 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Aircraft revetments at Gadow
On this satellite picture from 25.11.1970 the aircraft revetments are particularly well recognizable. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Western part
Western part (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Central part
Central part (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Eastern part
Eastern part (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Gadow airfield, Wittstock Training Ground, Germany
On 13.08.1973 the status seems to be unchanged. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Gadow/Rossow training area
Also up to 26 July 1980 there were apparently only few changes. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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