Schöps: Agricultural Helipad

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CoordinatesN505001 E0113537 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Gera
Federal stateThüringen (Thuringia)
RegionSaale river / Saale valley
Map with location of Schöps Agricultural Helipad, East Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Schöps

During the Cold War

General

In the GDR, the Grundflugplatz (basic agricultural airfield) A 10-04 was located approx. 10 km south of the Jena city center near Schöps. This was a helicopter landing field.

Overview

Aerial image Schöps, East Germany 1982
Aerial image from 23 April 1982 - 1: helipad. a: highway F88; b: railroad Jena - Kahla; c: shunting tracks for Komplexlager 22 (KL-22) storage of the East German National People's Army (NVA); d: railroad siding for KL-22; e: southern corner of KL-22; f: southern corner of the Rothenstein Soviet military training ground. Places: Jägersdorf, Schöps. River: Saale.
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
Schöps helipad, East Germany 1982
1: the helipad.
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
Aerial picture Schöps helipad 1987
Aerial picture from 29 June 1987
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
Arial image Schöps Kahla, Thüringen
Aerial image from 22 April 1995 - After the fall of the wall, the landing site was closed. Here it is already partly rebuilt.
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

Today

Use

Closed.

Overview

Schöps Thuringia 2018
Aerial image from 06 April 2018 - Nothing can be seen anymore of the former landing site in 2018.
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

Sources

Airfields in the vicinity

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