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CoordinatesN583359 E0234748 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 75 ft
Map with location of Vatla Highway Strip
The history of the Cold War airfields: Vatla


Vatla is located in the west of Estonia. During the Cold War, a section of a road 3,5 km east of Vatla was prepared for the use by military aircraft.

During the Cold War


Map with Vatla Highway Strip, Estonia, 1973
Vatla Highway Strip 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/


  • 10/28: ca. 2400 m


Wide road; a large paved apron at the western end south of the road; an unpaved apron at the eastern end north of the road.



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