Sweden: Air Bases and Military Airfields

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Cold War Airfields, by Bert Kondruss

Distribution of the airfields

Northern Part (H/S = Highway Strip)

Southern Part (Attention: not all airfield labels are shown)

South enlarged

106 entries
Ålem: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Älvkarleby: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Åmsele: Airfield
Ånge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Ängelholm: Airport
Antnäs: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Arboga: Airfield
Åsen: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Balsjö: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Barkarby: Airfield
Berga: Heliport
Björkvik: Airfield
Boden: Airfield
Borlänge: Airfield
Borlänge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Brattforsheden: Airfield
Bro: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Bunge: Airfield
Byholma: Airfield
Eneryda: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Eskilstuna: Airfield
Fällfors: Airfield
Fällfors: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Färila: Airfield
Finnträsk: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Follingbo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Gävle: Airfield
Gillstad: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Gimo: Airfield
Gimo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Göteborg: Säve Airfield
Grävlinge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Gunnarn: Airfield
Hägernas: Seaplane Base
Hagshult: Airfield
Håle-Täng: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Hallabro: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Hallarp: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Halmstad: Airfield
Hasslösa: Airfield
Heby: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Heden: Airfield
Hjo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Hovmantorp: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Hultsfred: Airfield
Jämjö: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Järlåsa: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Jokkmokk: Airfield
Kalixfors: Airfield
Kalmar: Airfield
Karlsborg: Airfield
Kiruna: Airfield
Kjula: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Kjulaåsen: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Klevshult: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Klippan: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Knislinge: Airfield
Kosta: Airfield
Kramfors: Airfield
Kristianstad: Airfield
Kubbe: Airfield
Lambohov: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Lammhult: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Larslund: Airfield
Lavad: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Lidköping: Airfield
Linköping: Malmen Airfield
Linköping: Saab Airfield
Ljungbyhed: Airfield
Luleå: Kallax
Målerås: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Mellby: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Mohed: Airfield
Moholm: Airfield
Norrköping: Bråvalla Airfield
Norrköping: Kungsängen Airfield
Nyköping: Airfield
Optand: Airfield
Optand: Highway Strip
Örebro: Airfield
Örnsköldsvik: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Östersund: Frösön Airfield
Östersund: Highway Strip
Piteå: Airfield
Råda: Airfield
Revinge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Ronneby: Airfield
Såtenäs: Airfield
Sättna: Airfield
Sjöbo: Airfield
Sjöbo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Skärplinge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Söderhamn: Airfield
Sövdeborg: Airfield
Strängnäs: Airfield
Sundbro: Airfield
Tierp: Airfield
Tokebo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Tullinge: Airfield
Umeå: Airport
Uppsala: Airfield
Uråsa: Airfield
Västerås: Hässlö Airfield
Vidsel: Airfield
Vidsel: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas
Visby: Airfield

Ålem: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N565831 E0162357 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

E22, 2 km north-northeast of Ålem.

Runways

  • 02/20: 2000 m

Installations

This highway strip has a full QRA area (Framom) in the south. Maybe it comes from the history as war airfield.

Airfields in the vicinity

Älvkarleby: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N603305 E0172958 (WGS84)
Airfield ID: S 81

Location of airfield

3 km southeast of Älvkarleby on road 76.

Runways

  • 11/29: 2000 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Åmsele: Airfield

Amsele

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N643415 E0191852 (WGS84)
Elevation: 695'
Location Indicator: ESUA

Location of airfield

4 km north-northwest of Åmsele.

Use during the Cold War

Military airfield, not activated permanently.

Runways

  • 15/33: 2000 m Asphalt Main runway
  • 16/34: 1200 m Highway strip, parallel to the runway on the western side.
  • 18/36: 1200 m Highway strip, ca. 1,5 km to the east
  • 15/33: 1200 m Highway strip, ca. 2 km to the north.

Installations

Simple layout: runway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end; 3 highway strips in the vicinity.

Links

Ånge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

Granboda, Ange, Jämtkrogen

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N623514 E0154317 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

E14, 8 km north-northeast of Ånge.

Runways

  • 14/32: 2500 m

Airfields in the vicinity

  • 113°/6km Ånge: Tälje Airfield

Ängelholm: Airport

Barkåkra, Angelholm Barkakra

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N561730 E0125117 (WGS84)
Elevation: 65'
Location Indicator: ESDB, ESTA
Airfield ID: F 10

Location of airfield

5 km north of Ängelholm.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 04/22: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt
  • 14/32: 1950 m x 40 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

  • NDB: 370.5 "LB"
  • ILS 14: 111.3 "DB"
Data for the year 1990:

Radar

PAR (1971)

Antnäs: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N653232 E0214932 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

E4, southwest of Antnäs.

Runways

  • 05/23: 2000 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Arboga: Airfield

Flygplats

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N592318 E0155516 (WGS84)
Elevation: 33'
Location Indicator: ESQO

Location of airfield

3 km east of Arboga.

Use during the Cold War

Swedish airforce airfield.

Current use

Private airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 15/33: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt

Åsen: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

Byholma-2, Asen

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564902 E0133230 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

Approx. 5 km northwest of Byholma airfield.

Current use

This highway strip is probably not intended for use anymore, as the parking pads on both sides have been demolished and renaturated.

Runways

  • 12/30: 1200 m

Balsjö: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N635559 E0185804 (WGS84)

Location

65 km west-northwest of Umeå, 12 km east of Bjurholm.

Location of airfield

On road 92.

Runways

  • 10/28: 2300 m

Barkarby: Airfield

Stockholm-Barkarby

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N592451 E0175252 (WGS84)
Elevation: 56'
Location Indicator: ESCI, ESKB
Airfield ID: F 8

Location of airfield

8 NM NW Stockholm

Current use

Closed.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 06/24: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt

Installations

Underground hangar.

Airfields in the vicinity

Berga: Heliport

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N590413 E0180660 (WGS84)
Location Indicator: ESQP

Use during the Cold War

Heliport.

Current use

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity

Björkvik: Airfield

Bjorkvik

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N584727 E0163415 (WGS84)
Elevation: 148'
Location Indicator: ESKX

Location of airfield

Ca. 5 km south-southeast of Björkvik.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 12/30: 2000 m

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end.

Boden: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N654837 E0214131 (WGS84)
Elevation: 56'
Location Indicator: ESPG

Location of airfield

1 NM S Boden

Runways

  • 14/32: 400 m x 30 m Asphalt

Airfields in the vicinity

Borlänge: Airfield

Borlange, Rommehed, Falun

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N602519 E0153056 (WGS84)
Elevation: 503'
Location Indicator: ESCS, ESSD

Location of airfield

8.5 km south-southeast of Borlänge.

Runways

  • 14/32: 2312 m x 40 m Asphalt Main runway
  • 14/32 (Bana C): 1200 m Short Strip (Kortbana) southeast of main runway

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1971:
  • VOR: 116.8 "BOR", at field
  • NDB: 324 "OB", 314°/2.26NM to fld
Data for the year 1990:
  • VORDME: 117.6 "BOR", at field
  • ILS 32: 109.5 "SD"

Installations

Simple layout with runway, QRA areas at both ends and taxiway. About 1 km southeast of the airfield is a short runway (Kortbana) which is connected by a taxiway/road. A highway strip is located northeast of the field on road 70. Along the roads around the airfeld are about 20 paved parking pads for aircraft. All installations are stretching over a length of 7 km.

Links

  • Flygbas.se - Short description
  • UL-BOLAGET - Airfield map from 2001. Right at the bottom, an arrow points to the "MIL RWY". Also the highway strip northeast of the runway is marked by a black line.

Airfields in the vicinity

Borlänge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N602549 E0153127 (WGS84)

General

Highway Strip/Short Strip/Kortbana on road 70

Runways

  • 14/32: 1200 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Brattforsheden: Airfield

Krigsflygfält 16

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N593633 E0135451 (WGS84)
Elevation: 588 ft
Location Indicator: ESQS, ESSM

Use during the Cold War

Swedish Air Force airfield (ESQS, known for the 1960s).

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • ../..: 800 m

Links

Bro: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N574101 E0182718 (WGS84)

Location

Gotland

Location of airfield

6 km east-northeast of Visby airport.

Runways

  • 15/33: 2200 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Bunge: Airfield

Flygfält

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N575057 E0190206 (WGS84)
Location Indicator: ESVB

Location

Gotland

Location of airfield

1,5 km southwest of Fårösund

Current use

General aviation.

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

Byholma: Airfield

Flygbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564702 E0133603 (WGS84)
Location Indicator: ESFY

Current use

Closed, now used as timber storage.

Runways

Angaben für das Jahr 1990:
  • 12/30: 2300 m

Installations

Simple Layout with runway, taxiway und QRA areas (Framom) at both runway ends. A remote dispersal area is about 1 km southwest, west of road 545. There are two highway strips in the vicinity of the airfield: 5 km to the northwest Åsen: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas and 4 km south-southeast Hallarp: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas. Along road 545 between the airfield and Åsen are (were) several paved parking pads. All installations are strechting over a length of 12 km.

Links

Eneryda: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564210 E0142260 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

2 km east of Eneryda.

Runways

  • 08/26: 2000 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Eskilstuna: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N592112 E0164230 (WGS84)
Elevation: 132'
Location Indicator: ESSU (1990)

Location of airfield

11 km east of Eskiltuna.

Use during the Cold War

Swedish airforce airfield.

Current use

Civil airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 18/36: 2200 m x 35 m Asphalt/Concrete

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • LLZ36: 110.9 "SU"
  • L 36: 402 "LX"

Installations

Simple Layout with runway, taxiway and QRA areas (Framom) at each end. About 2 km southwest is Kjulaåsen highway strip / Reservvägbas with dispersal areas further to the south. 3 km to the northeast is Kjula Highway Strip / Reservvägbas. Along the road between Kjulaåsen Highway Strip and Kjula Highway Strip are several paved parking pads for aircraft. All installations are stretching over a length of 10 km.
Maybe also autobahn E20 about 3 km northeast of the airfield was intended for aircraft operations.

Fällfors: Airfield

Fallfors

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N650627 E0204541 (WGS84)
Elevation: 640'
Location Indicator: ESUF (1990)

Location of airfield

2.5 km south-southwest of Fällfors.

Current use

Closed, used for car races.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 16/34: 2000 m
  • 14/32: 1000 m "Bana B", north of main runway.
  • 16/34: 1200 m "Bana C" on the (nearly) parallel taxiway, west of the main runway
  • 16/34: 1100 m "Bana D", Highway strip south-southeast of the airfield, see Fällfors Highway Strip

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end; Three short strips / highway strips. Dispersal area about 4 km south of the airfield with paved parking pads and hangars along public roads. All installations of the airfield are stretching over a length of 11 km.

Links

  • AlfaPower - Discussion forum about cars, shows map of the airfield with designators
  • bunkertours.se - Pictures of the airfield and underground hangar

Fällfors: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N650509 E0204652 (WGS84)

Airfields in the vicinity

Färila: Airfield

Farila

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N615353 E0154217 (WGS84)
Elevation: 675'
Location Indicator: ESNF

Location of airfield

13 km north-northwest of Färila.

Current use

Closed.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 12/30: 2000 m
  • 10/28: 1100 m "Bana B", ca. 3 km northwest of the airfield
  • 10/28: 1100 m "Bana C", east-southeast of the airfield
  • 17/35: 1200 m "Bana D", ca. 5 km southeast of the airfield

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end. Three short strips in the vicinity, connected to the airfield by roads.

Links

  • http://www.fht.nu/se/37/var/dfolderID/11 - Försvarets Historiska Telesamlingar (FHT) - Flygbassystem 90 The title of the pdf document "Flygbassystem 90" shows a map of the Färila airfield with the short strips / highway strips. But the location of "Bana B" differs significantly from current satellite pictures. On the map, it is shown north of the main runway, while satellite pictures show it more to the west.
  • bunkertours.se - Pictures

Finnträsk: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N650450 E0210641 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

3 k southeast of Finnträsk.

Runways

  • 14/32: 2200 m

Follingbo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N573627 E0182035 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

4 km southeast of Visby.

Runways

  • 15/33: 2200 m

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

Gävle: Airfield

Sandviken

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N603536 E0165705 (WGS84)
Elevation: 222'
Location Indicator: ESSK

Location of airfield

14 km southwest of Gävle.

Current use

General aviation.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 18/36: 2000 m x 45 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • ILS 18: 111.3 "SK"
  • LMM 18: 258.5 "R"
  • LOM 18: 326 "OG"

Links

Gillstad: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582713 E0125927 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

6 km southwest of Råda airfield.

Runways

  • 06/24: 1200 m

Gimo: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N600758 E0180618 (WGS84)
Elevation: 60'
Location Indicator: ESKA (1990)

Location of airfield

6 km southwest of Gimo.

Current use

Closed.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 05/23: 2000 m

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end (see pattern ). 3 km north is Gimo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas.

Airfields in the vicinity

Gimo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N600952 E0180641 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

3 km west of Gimo, 3 km north of Gimo: Airfield.

Runways

  • 09/27: 2400 m

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

Göteborg: Säve Airfield

Gothenburg

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N574633 E0115214 (WGS84)
Elevation: 66'
Location Indicator: ESIC, ESGP

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 01/19: 1925 m x 40 m Asphalt
  • 04/22: 1700 m x 30 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • ILS19: 108.1 "GP"
  • L: 360 "OS"

Installations

Underground hangar, now museum.

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

  • 216°/9km Göteborg: Torslanda Airfield
  • 207°/10km Göteborg: Seaplane Aerodrome
  • 117°/27km Göteborg: Landvetter Airport (Gothenburg)

Grävlinge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N593728 E0164350 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

Runways

  • 09/27: 1200 m

Gunnarn: Airfield

Flygbas, Storumans flyplats

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N645739 E0174147 (WGS84)
Elevation: 915'
Location Indicator: ESPD, ESUD

Location of airfield

5 km south of Gunnarn.

Use during the Cold War

Military airfield, not activated permanently.

Current use

General aviation.

Runways

  • 15/33: 2300 m x 40 m Asphalt/Concrete Main runway
  • 10/28: 1200 m Highway strip "Bana B", west of the airfield
  • 14/32: 1200 m Highway strip "Bana C", 5 km east-southeast of the airfield
  • 11/29: 1200 m Highway strip "Bana D", 6 km southeast of the airfield

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • NDB: 348 "GUN", 331°/3.4NM to fld

Installations

Simple layout with runway, taxiway and QRA areas at each end (see pattern ); three highway strip in the vicinity of the airfield.

Links

Hägernas: Seaplane Base

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N592643 E0180805 (WGS84)
Location Indicator: ESCE

Radio Beacons

  • NDB HERON: 534 "SLB", at the seaplane base

Airspace and Procedures

Unusable in winter due to ice.

Current Use

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity

Hagshult: Airfield

Flygbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N571733 E0140815 (WGS84)
Elevation: 554'
Location Indicator: ESMV (1990)
Operator: SwAF

Use during the Cold War

Swedish Airforce airfield; operated sunrise - sunset (1990).

Current use

Swedish Airforce airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 04/22: 2050 m x 40 m Asphalt Main runway
  • 04/22: 1200 m Highway strip on parallel taxiway south of the main runway
  • 17/35: 1200 m Highway strip, 4 km north-northwest of the airfield.

Installations

Simple layout with runway, taxiway and QRA areas at each end. Taxiway in the south is marked as high strip. Other highway strips are located 4 km north-northwest and 3 km west-northwest (Klevshult: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas).

Airfields in the vicinity

Håle-Täng: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582343 E0124710 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

6 km southeast of Såtenäs airbase.

Runways

  • 07/25: 1100 m

Hallabro: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N562624 E0150658 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

5 km north of Hallabro.

Runways

  • 01/19: 2000 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Hallarp: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

Byholma-1

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564526 E0133808 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

Ca. 4 km south-southeast of Byholma: Airfield, on road 25.

Runways

  • 08/26: 1200 m

Installations

East and west of the highway strip are several paved parking pads along road 25.

Halmstad: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564130 E0124913 (WGS84)
Elevation: 101'
Location Indicator: ESDE, ESMT

Location of airfield

Northwest of Halmstad.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 06/24: 850 m x 34 m Earth
  • 01/19: 2300 m x 40 m Concrete

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • ILS19: 110.1 "MT"

Links

Hasslösa: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582435 E0131546 (WGS84)
Elevation: 262'
Location Indicator: ESFH

Location of airfield

10 km west-northwest of Skara.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 03/21: 2000 m

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end.

Links

Heby: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N595151 E0165536 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

9 km south-southeast of Heby.

Runways

  • 17/35: 1700 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Heden: Airfield

Boden/Heden

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N655018 E0212810 (WGS84)
Elevation: 128'
Location Indicator: ESPJ

Location of airfield

11 km west of Boden.

Use during the Cold War

Operated from sunrise to sunset.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 12/30: 2000 m x 35 m Asphalt

Airfields in the vicinity

Hjo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N581655 E0141541 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

Southwest of Hjo.

Runways

  • 18/36: 1700 m

Installations

No parking ramps?

Hovmantorp: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564822 E0150634 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

Road 25, 2 km northwest of Hovmantorp.

Runways

  • 15/33: 2000 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Hultsfred: Airfield

Vimmerby

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N573133 E0154924 (WGS84)
Elevation: 367'
Location Indicator: ESDM, ESSF

Location of airfield

3 km north-northwest of Hultsfred.

Use during the Cold War

Airfield of the Swedish Airforce.

Current use

Civil airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 12/30: 1940 m x 40 m Concrete

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • LOM 30: 376 "LN"
  • ILSDME30: 111.9 "SF"

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway and QRA areas (Framom) at each end.

Jämjö: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

Jamjoslatt

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N561226 E0155212 (WGS84)
Elevation: 164'
Airfield ID: S 71

Location of airfield

2 km northeast of Jämjö.

Runways

  • 05/23: 2200 m

Links

Järlåsa: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N595343 E0170741 (WGS84)
Airfield ID: S 97

Location of airfield

4 km west of Järlåsa.

Runways

  • 10/28: 1600 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Jokkmokk: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N662947 E0200849 (WGS84)
Elevation: 902'
Location Indicator: ESNJ (1990)

Location of airfield

19 km southeast of Jokkmokk.

Use during the Cold War

Reserve airfield.

Current use

Military airfield with civil traffic.

Runways

  • 14/32: 2045 m x 25 m Asphalt Main runway
  • 15/33: 1100 m Short Strip
  • 13/31: 1100 m Short Strip
  • 18/36: 1100 m Short Strip

Radar

PAR (1990)

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway and QRA (Framom) areas at each end. Three short strips are located south and southwest of the airfield.

Links

Kalixfors: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N674553 E0201525 (WGS84)
Elevation: 1549'
Location Indicator: ESPB (1963), ESUK (199x, 200x)

Location of airfield

9 km south of Kiruna.

Use during the Cold War

Military airfield.

Runways

  • 17/35: 1200 m x 40 m Asphalt
  • 05/23: 920 m x 40 m Asphalt
  • 11/29: 920 m x 40 m Asphalt

Airfields in the vicinity

Kalmar: Airfield

Flygplats

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N564104 E0161707 (WGS84)
Elevation: 21'
Location Indicator: ESDC (1963, 1971) / ESMQ (199x, 200x)
Operator: SwAF

Location of airfield

3 km west of Kalmar.

Use during the Cold War

Swedish Airforce base.

Current use

Civil airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 05/23: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt
  • 16/34: 2061 m x 37 m Asphalt

Radar

ASR/PAR (1971)

Airfields in the vicinity

Karlsborg: Airfield

Flygplats

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N583050 E0143026 (WGS84)
Elevation: 309'
Location Indicator: ESIA

Location of airfield

Southwest of Karlsborg.

Current use

Military airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 06/24: 2300 m x 40 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • NDB: 312 "KBG", 066°/3.8NM to fld

Radar

PAR (1990)

Kiruna: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N674920 E0202013 (WGS84)
Location Indicator: ESKI (1963)

Airfields in the vicinity

Kjula: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

Barva

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N592303 E0164359 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

3 km north-nordeast of Eskilstuna: Airfield.

Runways

  • 10/28: 1400 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Kjulaåsen: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N591944 E0164103 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

11 km east-southeast of Eskilstuna and ca. 2 km southwest of Eskilstuna: Airfield.

Runways

  • 02/20: 1200 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Klevshult: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N571844 E0140544 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

3 km west-northwest of Hagshult: Airfield.

Runways

  • 01/19: 1200 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Klippan: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N560729 E0131248 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

3 km east-southeast of Klippan, 4 km north of Ljungbyhed: Airfield.

Runways

  • 08/26: 1200 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Knislinge: Airfield

Flygbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N561116 E0140809 (WGS84)
Elevation: 105'
Location Indicator: ESFI

Location of airfield

3 km east-southeast of Knislinge.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 15/33: 2100 m

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas at each end.

Airfields in the vicinity

Kosta: Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N565042 E0152709 (WGS84)
Elevation: 755'
Location Indicator: ESFQ

Location of airfield

3 km east of Kosta.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 17/35: 2000 m

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA area (Framom) at each end. The runway is crossed by a public road.

Airfields in the vicinity

Kramfors: Airfield

Sollefteå

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N630256 E0174608 (WGS84)
Elevation: 33'
Location Indicator: ESNK

Location of airfield

13 km north of Kramfors.

Current use

Civil airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 17/35: 2000 m x 45 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • L: 277 "LUE"
  • ILS 35: 109.7 "NK"

Kristianstad: Airfield

Everöd, Everod, Lyngsjö, Österlen

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N555521 E0140508 (WGS84)
Elevation: 76'
Location Indicator: ESDG, ESMK

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 01/19: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • ILS19: 108.5 "MK"
  • LOM19: 363 "OE"

Installations

Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end. In contrast to other swedish airfields, there is a greater distance between runway and parallel taxiway, therefore the Framom areas does not form loops.

Airfields in the vicinity

Kubbe: Airfield

Flygbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N633758 E0175610 (WGS84)
Elevation: 820'
Location Indicator: ESNI

Location of airfield

14 km north-northwest of Kubbe.

Current use

Closed, used for car races.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 16/34: 2300 m Main runway
  • 05/23: 1100 m Highway strip east of main runway.
  • 12/30: 1000 m Highway strip north of main runway.
  • 11/29: 1000 m Highway strip northwest of main runway.

Installations

Simple layout: runway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end; 3 highway strips in the vicinity.

Lambohov: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582233 E0153235 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

3 km south-southeast of Linköping: Malmen Airfield.

Runways

  • 18/36: 1200 m

Airfields in the vicinity

Lammhult: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N570611 E0143813 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

Road 30, 7 km south-southeast of Lammhult.

Runways

  • 17/35: 2100 m

Airfields in the vicinity

  • 164°/20km Växjö: Airport

Larslund: Airfield

Enstaberga

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N5845 E01649 ca. (WGS84)
Elevation: 105 ft
Location Indicator: ESQW

Current use

Closed.

Runways

Data for the year 1971:
  • ../..: 1189 m Grass

Links

Lavad: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582447 E0125059 (WGS84)

Location of airfield

8 km east-southeast of Flugplatz Såtenäs airbase.

Runways

  • 06/24: 1100 m

Lidköping: Airfield

Lidkoping, Ekcarden, Hovby

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582757 E0131031 (WGS84)
Elevation: 199'
Location Indicator: ESID, ESGL

Location of airfield

4 km south-southeast of Lidköping.

Use during the Cold War

Military airfield; 1971: operated from sunset to sunrise.

Current use

Civil airfield.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 06/24: 2000 m x 45 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • L: 359 "LK"
  • LLZDME24: 111.3 "EGL"

Linköping: Malmen Airfield

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582347 E0153119 (WGS84)
Elevation: 306'
Location Indicator: ESCF

Location of airfield

4 km west of Linköping.

Use during the Cold War

Military airfield.

Current use

Military airfield with civil traffic.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 08/26: 1950 m x 37 m Asphalt/Concrete
  • 01/19: 2250 m x 35 m Asphalt/Concrete

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1971:
  • NDB: 285 "SLC", 054°/1.2NM to fld

Radar

ASR/PAR (1971)
PAR (1990)

Installations

Lambohov: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas is located 3 km southeast.

Linköping: Saab Airfield

Tannefors

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N582423 E0154047 (WGS84)
Elevation: 172'
Location Indicator: ESLN, ESSL

Location of airfield

East of Linköping.

Current use

Test airfield

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 11/29: 2133 m x 35 m Asphalt

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • LOM29: 267 "OL"
  • ILS 29: 108.1 "SL"

Radar

PAR (1971)

Links

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Ljungbyhed: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N560458 E0131146 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 138'
    Location Indicator: ESDA, ESTL

    Location of airfield

    Northwest of Ljungbyhed.

    Current use

    Civil airfield.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 11L/29R: 2000 m x 40 m Concrete
    • 11R/29L: 2200 m x 40 m Concrete
    • 12L/30R: 800 m x 25 m Asphalt
    • 12R/30L: 800 m x 25 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • ILS 29L: 111.7 "DA"
    • VORDME: 113.4 "LJU", at field

    Radar

    PAR (1990)

    Installations

    Klippan: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas is located 4 km to the north.

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Luleå: Kallax

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N653235 E0220724 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 55'
    Location Indicator: ESPA

    Location of airfield

    5 km south of Lulea.

    Current use

    Military airfield with civil traffic.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 14/32: 3345 m x 45 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • ILS 14: 110.3 "PA"
    • VORDME: 115.1 "SLU", at field
    • LOM 14: 377 "OL"

    Radar

    ASR/PAR (1971)
    PAR (1990)

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Målerås: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N565259 E0153837 (WGS84)

    Location of airfield

    5.5 km southeast of Målerås.

    Runways

    • 12/30: 2000 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Mellby: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N582813 E0130331 (WGS84)

    Location of airfield

    Ca. 2 km south of Råda airfield

    Runways

    • 05/23: 1200 m "Bana B"

    Links

    • Flygbas.se - Råda airfield map, also showing "Bana B".

    Mohed: Airfield

    Söderhamn-Mohed Flygfält

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N611729 E0165049 (WGS84)
    Location Indicator: ESQX, ESUM

    Use during the Cold War

    Used by the Swedish Air Force (known for the 1960s).

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Moholm: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N583554 E0140639 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 312'
    Location Indicator: ESFM

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 03/21: 2000 m Asphalt

    Installations

    Simple Layout: runway, taxiway, QRA area in the south, open parking pads northeast of the field along the road.

    Links

    • Flygbas.se - Short description, map, aerial picture.
    • Flygbas.se - Former airfield Moholm/Kyrketorp on this ground.

    Airfields in the vicinity

    • 207°/18km Skövde: Airfield

    Norrköping: Bråvalla Airfield

    Bravalla

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N583639 E0160613 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 89'
    Location Indicator: ESCK

    Current use

    Closed.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 15/33: 2300 m x 38 m Asphalt
    • 06/24: 1800 m x 40 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1971:
    • NDB: 412 "LM", 150°/3.0NM to fld

    Radar

    PAR (1971)

    Installations

    Underground hangar.

    Norrköping: Kungsängen Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N583510 E0161505 (WGS84)

    Use during the Cold War

    Civil aerodrome with QRA.

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Nyköping: Airfield

    Nykoping, Stockholm/Skavsta, Oxelosund

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N584718 E0165423 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 140'
    Location Indicator: ESCJ, ESKN

    Current use

    Civil airfield.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 16/34: 2023 m x 40 m Asphalt
    • 09/27: 2600 m x 40 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • LOM: 398 "PEO"
    • ILS 26: 111.9 "EKN"

    Radar

    ASR/PAR (1971)

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Optand: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N630745 E0144807 (WGS84)
    Location Indicator: ESNM

    Location of airfield

    5 km southeast of Östersund.

    Runways

    • 18/36: 1200 m Short strip/Kortbana at the Optand airfield
    • 16/34: 1200 m Highway strip/Short strip, northwest of the airfield, see Optand Highway Strip

    Links

    Optand: Highway Strip

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N630813 E0144714 (WGS84)

    Örebro: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N591324 E0150216 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 187 ft
    Location Indicator: ESOE

    Use during the Cold War

    Civil airfield with two QRA areas.

    Örnsköldsvik: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    Overhornas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N631758 E0183159 (WGS84)

    Location of airfield

    Road 348, 9 km west of Örnsköldsvik.

    Runways

    • 12/30: 2000 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    • 062°/26km Örnsköldsvik: Airport

    Östersund: Frösön Airfield

    Ostersund, Åre Östersund

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N631138 E0143013 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 1233'
    Location Indicator: ESPC, ESNZ

    Location of airfield

    9 km west-northwest of Östersund.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 12/30: 2300 m x 45 m Asphalt
    • 12/30: 1200 m Highway strip/short strip, on the road north of the airfield.

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • LIM 12: 338 "F"
    • ILS 12: 109.5 "PC"

    Radar

    ASR/PAR (1971)
    PAR (1990)

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Östersund: Highway Strip

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N631151 E0143037 (WGS84)

    Piteå: Airfield

    Pitea

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N652353 E0211542 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 43'
    Location Indicator: ESNP

    Location of airfield

    14 km northwest of Piteå.

    Use during the Cold War

    Military airfield; Operated from sunrise to sunset (1990).

    Current use

    Civil airfield.

    Runways

    • 16/34: 2000 m x 25 m Asphalt

    Installations

    See pattern ).

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Råda: Airfield

    Flygbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N582956 E0130312 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 230'
    Location Indicator: ESFR

    Location of airfield

    5 km west of Lidköping.

    Current use

    Military airfield.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 18/36: 2000 m x 45 m Asphalt

    Installations

    Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA area in the north; open parking pads in a dispersal area in the southwest. In the vicinity, there are 2 highway strips: 2 km to the south Mellby Highway Strip ("Bana B") and 6 km southwest Gillstad Highway Strip. Both are connected by a road from the southwestern dispersal area.

    Links

    • Flygbas.se - Short description and aerial picture.
    • Flygbas.se - Airfield map, also showing the dispersal area and the highway strip / short strip "B".

    Revinge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N554344 E0132537 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 85'
    Airfield ID: S 17

    Location of airfield

    West of Revinge.

    Runways

    • 11/29: 2200 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Ronneby: Airfield

    Kallinge

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N561605 E0151556 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 191'
    Location Indicator: ESDF
    Airfield ID: F 17

    Location of airfield

    6 km north of Ronneby.

    Current use

    Military airfield.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 11/29: 800 m x 40 m Grass
    • 01/19: 2360 m x 40 m Concrete

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • LOM 19: 318 "LP"
    • ILS 19: 110.7 "DF"
    • NDB: 340 "N", at field

    Radar

    PAR (1971)
    PAR (1990)

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Såtenäs: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N582546 E0124241 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 177'
    Location Indicator: ESIB

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 11/29: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt
    • 01/19: 2300 m x 40 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • NDB: 409 "SG"

    Radar

    ASR/PAR (1971)
    PAR (1990)

    Sättna: Airfield

    Sattna

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N622854 E0170007 (WGS84)
    Location Indicator: ESNT

    Current use

    Closed.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 12/30: 2000 m

    Installations

    Simple layout: runway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end.

    Airfields in the vicinity

    • 077°/23km Sundsvall: Timrå Airport (Harnosand)

    Sjöbo: Airfield

    Björka

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N553856 E0133731 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 144'

    Location of airfield

    5 km west-northwest of Sjöbo.

    Current use

    Closed.

    Runways

    • 12/30: 2000 m

    Installations

    Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom] at each end.

    Links

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Sjöbo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N553604 E0134249 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 125'

    Location of airfield

    4 km south of Sjöbo.

    Runways

    • 14/32: 2000 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Skärplinge: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N602824 E0175008 (WGS84)

    Location of airfield

    4 km east of Skärplinge.

    Runways

    • 10/28: 1700 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Söderhamn: Airfield

    Soderhamn

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N611542 E0170554 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 85'
    Location Indicator: ESCL
    Airfield ID: F 15

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 12/30: 2550 m x 40 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • LOM30: 337 "OZ"
    • ILSDME 30: 110.5 "CL"

    Radar

    PAR (1990)

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Sövdeborg: Airfield

    Sjöbo, Sjobo

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N553552 E0134030 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 118'
    Location Indicator: ESFJ

    Location of airfield

    4 km south-southwest of Sjöbo.

    Use during the Cold War

    1971: operated from sunrise to sunset.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1971:
    • 13/31: 1981 m Grass

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Strängnäs: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N591850 E0170634 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 115'
    Location Indicator: ESKS

    Location of airfield

    7 km southeast of Strängnäs.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 16/34: 2000 m

    Installations

    Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end (see pattern ).

    Links

    Sundbro: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N595523 E0173208 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 62'

    Runways

    Data for the year 1971:
    • ../..: 1250 m Grass

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Tierp: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N602043 E0172519 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 125'
    Location Indicator: ESKT

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 16/34: 2000 m

    Installations

    Simple layout: runway, taxiway, QRA areas (Framom) at each end.

    Links

    • Flygbas.se - Short description and military approach map with TILS and PEJL approach.

    Tokebo: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N565009 E0161028 (WGS84)

    Location of airfield

    19 km north-northwest of Kalmar, 1 km north of Tokebo.

    Runways

    • 16/34: 2000 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Tullinge: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N591050 E0175443 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 177'
    Location Indicator: ESCN

    Location of airfield

    Southwest of Stockholm.

    Current use

    Closed.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 06/24: 2360 m x 40 m Asphalt/Concrete
    • 15/33: 1800 m x 40 m Asphalt

    Radar

    PAR (1971)

    Installations

    Underground hangar.

    Links

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Umeå: Airport

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N634728 E0201704 (WGS84)
    Location Indicator: ESUM

    Use during the Cold War

    Civil aerodrome with a military readiness site (Quick Reaction Alert QRA, Framom)

    Uppsala: Airfield

    Ärna Flygplats

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N595351 E0173520 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 69 ft
    Location Indicator: ESCM

    Location of airfield

    5 km north of Uppsala city center.

    In the 1950s:

    Radio Beacons

    • NDB: 438 "SLP", 360°/0.49 NM
    • L: 438 "LP", 076°/5.4 NM

    Radio Communication

    • Uppsala Tower 116.1, 121.5

    In the 1990s:

    Runways

    • 03/21: 1930 m x 49 m Asphalt
    • 08/26: 2000 m x 40 m Asphalt

    Installations

    Underground hangar.

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Uråsa: Airfield

    Urasa, Växjö, Vaxjo

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N564054 E0145648 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 548'
    Location Indicator: ESDR, ESMU

    Location of airfield

    23 km south-southeast of Växjö.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 16/34: 2300 m x 30 m Asphalt

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1971:
    • NDB: 349 "OU", 161°/3.5NM to fld
    • NDB: 329 "U", 161°/0.53NM to fld

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Västerås: Hässlö Airfield

    Flygbas Stockholm-Vasteras, Hasslo

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N593524 E0163802 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 20'
    Location Indicator: ESCD, ESOW
    Airfield ID: F 1

    Location of airfield

    Southeast of Västeras

    Use during the Cold War

    Swedish Airforce base.

    Current use

    Civil airfield.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 01/19: 2500 m x 50 m Concrete
    • 01/19: 800 m x 100 m Grass
    • 04/22: 1000 m x 50 m Grass/Concrete

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • DVOR: 112.8 "ARS", at field
    • ILS 19: 108.3 "SCD"
    • LOM 19: 333 "LE"

    Radar

    PAR (1971)

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Vidsel: Airfield

    Myrheden

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N655232 E0200901 (WGS84)
    Elevation: 597'
    Location Indicator: ESPE

    Location of airfield

    18 km west-northwest of Vidsel.

    Current use

    Military airfield.

    Runways

    Data for the year 1990:
    • 11/29: 2300 m x 35 m Asphalt Main runway
    • 11/29: 1200 m "Bana B", ca. 11 km west-northwest of main runway
    • 12/30: 1200 m "Bana C", ca. 1 km northwest of main runway
    • 11/29: 1200 m "Bana D", south of main runway, nearly parallel
    • 13/31: 1200 m Presumed runway on road east of main runway, with reduced width

    Radio navigation

    Data for the year 1990:
    • NDB: 336 "JZ", 291°/4.2NM to the field

    Radar

    PAR (1990)

    Installations

    The airfield installations are extending over a length of 17 km.

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Vidsel: Highway Strip / Reservvägbas

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N654915 E0203410 (WGS84)

    Location of airfield

    2.5 km east-southeast of Vidsel, on road 374.

    Runways

    • 13/31: 2100 m

    Airfields in the vicinity

    Visby: Airfield

    For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
    Coordinates: N573945 E0182046 (WGS84)
    Location Indicator: ESVB, ESSV

    Location

    Gotland

    Location of airfield

    4 km northeast of Visby.

    Current use

    Civil aerodrome with a military site.

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