Röhrensee: Airfield

Ohrdruf

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN505040 E0105025 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East GermanyDistrict of Erfurt
Federal stateThüringen (Thuringia)
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Röhrensee

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airfield.

Overview

Aerial picture from 13 September 1944 - (Source: GDI-Th, Freistaat Thüringen, TLVermGeo, www.geoportal-th.de, Data licence Germany – attribution – version 2.0, www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0, /Geo Thür/)
Enlargement: Parked aircraft in the wood immediately to the north of the field
Parked Junkers Ju-88?
Overview of the airfield on an aerial picture from 22 July 1945

During the Cold War

Usage

Soviet reserve airfield on training ground.

Situation

Röhrensee Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)

Overview

Aerial picture from 21 June 1953
Aerial picture from 07 August 1986 - The area of the Ohrdruf training area immediately to the south has been censored in East Germany.

Runways

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Data for the year 1990:
  • 09/27: 2800 m Grass

Today

Usage

Closed.

Links

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