Lonzig: Airfield

Zeitz Airfield

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CoordinatesN505847 E0120330 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Halle
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
RegionZeitzer Forst
Map with location of Lonzig Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Lonzig

During the Cold War

Usage during the Cold War

Soviet reserve airfield on training ground.

In the 1960s


Zeitzer Forst Soviet military training area on a US satellite image 1968
Zeitzer Forst Soviet military training area on a US satellite image from 30 May 1968 - 1: landing ground; 2: firing ranges; 3: other installations. Places: Aga, Ahlendorf, Breitenbach, Crossen an der Elster, Dietendorf, Hartmannsdorf, Lessen, Ossig, Pötewitz, Silbitz, Trebnitz, Wetterzeube.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Lonzig Airfield
Lonzig Airfield
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

In the 1970s


Lonzig Airfield on a US map 1972
Lonzig Airfield as "Zeitz" on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - The field is shown with an unpaved runway, which has a length of approx. 2.500 m (82 = 8.200 feet). The elevation / height above mean sea level is 902 feet.
Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin


  • 09/27: 2500 m Grass


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