Zöllschen: Highway Strip

Bad Dürrenberg, Lützen

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN511547 E0120539 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East GermanyDistrict of Halle
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
Map with location of Zöllschen Highway Strip, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Zöllschen

Location

Location of airfield

Autobahn A9, between exit Bad Dürrenberg and junction Kreuz Rippachtal.

During the Cold War

Usage

Highway Strip. In the East German National People's Army (NVA), the highway strip had the airfield ID 2029. It was probably never used by planes.

Situation

Zöllschen Highway Strip 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)
Zöllschen / Lützen Highway Strip, East Germany
The Lützen Highway Strip on a map of the East German National People's Arny - The highway strip was connected to the Funktechnische Kompanie 412 (FuTK-412) Hinsdorf command post via the communication line PN 38001.
(Source: Auskunftsunterlagen stationäres Nachrichten- und Flugsicherungssystem (Geheime Verschlußsache - Secret))

Overview

Zöllschen Highway Strip, Germany, on a US satellite image 1980
Zöllschen Highway Strip on a US satellite image on Saturday 26 July 1980. - There is not much infrastructure to see.
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
  • 05/23: 2000 m

Today

Usage

Closed.

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