Thurland: Highway Strip

Reuden, Autobahnabschnitt ABA Dessau

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N514019 E0121220 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Elevation: 249 ft
Airfield ID: 2033

Location

Former East Germany, District of Halle;
today Federal State of Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt).
Germany during the Cold War

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

General

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.

Situation

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/)

Runways

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

Today

Usage

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity