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CoordinatesN512434 E0132014 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East GermanyDistrict of Dresden
Federal stateSachsen (Saxony)
Map with location of the Soviet airfield at Zeithain, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map

Location of airfield

8 km north of Zeithain.

During the Cold War


Soviet reserve airfield on Zeithain training ground.


Zeithain airfield on a map 1972
Zeithain airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 (Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin)


Zeithain Airfield, Germany, on a satellite image 1970
Zeithain Airfield on a US satellite image from 1970 - Clearly visible is the situation in the northern part of the Soviet training ground (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Zeithain Soviet airfield, Germany
Enlargement - The runway is unpaved (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)


Data for the year 1990:
  • 10/28: 3400 m Grass



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