Nurmsi: Airfield

Koigi, Аэродром Нурмси

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN585150 E0254356 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 225 ft
Map with location of Nurmsi Airfield
The history of the Cold War airfields: Nurmsi

General

Nurmsi is located in the center of Estonia. During the Cold War, there was a military auxiliary airfield. Today, the field is used by general aviation.

During the Cold War

Usage

Soviet reserve airfield.

Situation

Nurmsi Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1973
(Source: ONC D-3 (1973), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)

Overview

Soviet Airfield Nurmsi, Estonia, on a US satellite image June 1975
Nurmsi Airfield on a US satellite image from June 1975
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Nurmsi Airfield, Estonia, on a US satellite image from July 1980
Nurmsi Airfield on a US satellite image from July 1980
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
  • 14/32: 4000 m x 255 m Grass

Installations

Long grass runway; parallel taxiways and parking areas, partly separated from the runway by trees.

Today

Usage

General aviation.

Sources

Links

  • http://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=34216&page=10 (offline): Аварии и катастрофы военной авиации СССР - Crash of a Il-28 at Nurmsi airfield 21jan1972.

Airfields in the vicinity

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