Röhrensee: Airfield

Ohrdruf

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Coordinates: N505040 E0105025 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps

Location

Former East Germany, District of Erfurt;
today Federal State (Freestate) of Thüringen (Thuringia).
Germany during the Cold War

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airfield.

Overview

Aerial picture from 13 September 1944 - (Source: GDI-Th, Freistaat Thüringen, TLVermGeo, www.geoportal-th.de, Data licence Germany – attribution – version 2.0, www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0, /Geo Thür/)
Enlargement: Parked aircraft in the wood immediately to the north of the field
Parked Junkers Ju-88?
Overview of the airfield on an aerial picture from 22 July 1945

During the Cold War

Usage

Soviet reserve airfield on training ground.

Situation

Röhrensee Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)

Overview

Aerial picture from 21 June 1953
Aerial picture from 07 August 1986 - The area of the Ohrdruf training area immediately to the south has been censored in East Germany.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 09/27: 2800 m Grass

Today

Usage

Closed.

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

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