Thurland: Highway Strip

Reuden, Autobahnabschnitt ABA Dessau

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN514019 E0121220 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 249 ft
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Halle
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
Airfield Id2033
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Thurland

Location of airfield

Autobahn A9 between exits Dessau-Süd and Zörbig. In the times of Eastern Germany, this highway also had the number A9.

During the Cold War


Part of the East German Autobahn Berlin-Leipzig which was earmarked for flight operations. In the former East German National People's Army, it was registered with the airfield ID 2033. During operation, radar support would have been the responsibility of Radar Company 412 (FuTK-412) in Hinsdorf.


Thurland Highway Strip on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - The blue lines mark the southern allied air corridor from and to Berlin (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)


Data for the year 1990:
  • 18/36: 2700 m Concrete



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