Rutja: Airfield

Rakvere/Vainupaa, Аэродром Рутья

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN593213 E0261845 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 150 ft
Map with location of Rutja Airfield
The history of the Cold War airfields: Rutja

General

Rutja is located in Estonia. During the Cold War, there was a military aerodrome of the Soviet Air Force. Today, the airfield is closed.

During the Cold War

Usage during the Cold War

Soviet reserve airfield.

Overview

Rutja airfield, Estonia, on a US satellite image from July 1980
Rutja airfield on a US satellite image from July 1980 - In the approach sectors, one lane extends 2 km to the northeast and 4 km to the southwest.
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Rutja Air Base, Estonia
Enlargement
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
  • 05/23: 2500 m

Installations

Simple Layout: runway, parallel runway in the south, ramps.

Today

Use today

Closed.

Sources

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