Preschen: Air Base
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Former East Germany, District of Cottbus;
today Federal State of Brandenburg.
Germany during the Cold War
During the Cold War
Former East German Airforce (NVA LSK/LV) airbase.
In the 1970s
Preschen Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - Well recognizable is the location close to the border to Poland (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)
- LOM 25: 294 "KL"
- LMM 25: 607 "K"
In the 1980s and early 1990s
- 07/25: 2500 m x 80 m Concrete
- 07/25: 2400 m x 50 m Grass
- 24 southern taxiway
- LOM 25: 466 "KL", 4000 m to threshold 25
- LMM 25: 947 "K", 1100 m to threshold 25
- LOM 07: 466 "LK", 4320 m to threshold 07
- LMM 07: 947 "L", 960 m to threshold 07
Maps from the former East German military airfield manual "Verzeichnis 012" (formerly "secret").
Location of Preschen Airfield - Shown is the airspace in the southern part of East Germany ("GDR") with the allied air corridors as well as the East German airways and radio beacons. Typical for the misleading East German style is that only the western part of Berlin is particularly characterized.
Approach routes in main landing direction
Approach routes in secondary landing direction
Preschen Air Base
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