Waren (Müritz): Vielist Airfield

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CoordinatesN533357 E0123919 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 282 ft
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Neubrandenburg
Federal stateMecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
Location indicatorEDOW
Map with location of Waren (Müritz) Vielist Airfield, Germany
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The history of the Cold War airfields: Waren (Müritz)

Location of airfield

5 km north-northwest of Waren.

During the Cold War


  • Until 1979 airfield of the former pre-military organization Gesellschaft für Sport und Technik (GST).
  • In the 1980s airfield no. 2156 of the former East German National People's Army (NVA).

In the 1960s


Waren (Müritz) Vielist Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1965
Waren Vielist on a US satellite image from 17 August 1965 - The picture shows the area of the later airfield (1), probably before it was used as an airfield.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Waren Vielist 1969
Sunday 03 August 1969
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

In the 1970s


Waren Vielist Airfield 1970
The airfield on Wednesday 25 November 1970
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

In the 1980s and early 1990s


The airfield was used in the 1980s by the Combat Helicopter Wing 5 "Adolf von Lützow" of the National People's Army (NVA) of the GDR. In the NVA, the airfield had the number 2156.


  • 04/22: 950 m Grass
  • 14/32: 850 m Grass

Radio beacons

In "Verzeichnis 012" of the National People's Army, the landing direction is indicated with 165°, which differs from the runways of the GST airfield.
  • Inner radio beacon (LMM): 609,0 "JO"
Radio and air traffic control facilities are not deployed permanently.

Radio communication

  • Tower: JUNO Start 124.0
  • Direction Finder: JUNO Peleng 130.0 121.5

Airspace and procedures

Allowed for aircraft and helicopters up to 5,700 kg MPW.
Maximum altitude east of the line Dahmen - Neu Schloen 1500 m standard.

Real property

In the NVA, the facility had the installation ID 03/227. 03 is the district number (Neubrandenburg) and 227 is a sequential number.



General aviation (EDOW).



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