Strausberg: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N523448 E0135457 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 263 ft
Location Indicator: ETSB (1990), EDAY (1995-)
Operator: NVA LSK/LV
Airfield ID: 2114


Germany during the Cold War

Location of airfield

Northeastern edge of Strausberg.

Use until 1945

Luftwaffe airbase.

Use during the Cold War

Airfield of the former East German Airforce.
Also be used by the former paramilitary organization Gesellschaft für Sport und Technik (GST).

Current use

General aviation.


Strausberg Airfield on a US map from 1969 - (Source: Earth Sciences and Map Library, University of California, Berkeley)


Strausberg airfield on a US map from 1952 - (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)


Data for the year 1990:
  • 05/23: 1200 m x 28 m Concrete
  • 05/23: 1200 m x 40 m Grass
  • 17/35: 660 m x 30 m Grass

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • LOM 23: 492.5 "SR", 4250 m to threshold 23
  • LMM 23: 376 "S", 1030 m to threshold 23
  • LMM 05: 376 "R", 1000 m to threshold 05


The radio call sign was STRUKTUR. The tower had the call sign STRUKTUR-START (119.0, 124.0).


Sondernetz/Stabsnetz S1 2732 with code names "Vorkaufsrecht" and (for the command post) "Darlehen".


Verbindungsfliegerstaffel 14 (VS-14).


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