Slovakia: Air Bases and Military Airfields

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

Until 1992, the territory of today's Slovakia was part of Czechoslovakia (Československo).

11 entries
Bratislava: Airport
Hrádok: Highway Strip
Košice: Air Base
Malacky: Airfield
Malacky: Firing Range
Piešt'any: Airfield
Prešov: Airfield
Sliač: Airfield
Topol'čany: Airfield
Trenčin: Airfield
Trnava: Airfield

Bratislava: Airport

Ivanka, Letisko M.R.Štefánika

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N481012 E0171246 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 436 ft
Location Indicator: LKIB, LZIB

Runways

  • 04/22: 2900 m x 60 m Concrete
  • 13/31: 3190 m x 45 m Concrete

Radio

According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 780" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.

Airfields in the vicinity

Hrádok: Highway Strip

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N484126 E0175221 (WGS84) Google Maps

Runways

  • 18/36: ca. 3200 m

Košice: Air Base

Kosice, Barca

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N483947 E0211428 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 755 ft
Location Indicator: LZKZ

Location of airfield

6 km south of Košice.

Current use

Regional airport.

Runways

  • 01/19: 3100 m x 45 m Asphalt
  • 01/19: 1000 m x 60 m Grass

Radio

The call sign of the airfield was "KOLEKCE" (1990).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 960" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.

Units

2 LSP: L-29, L-39C/V (1990)

Malacky: Airfield

Kuchyňa

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Coordinates: N482411 E0170708 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 679 ft
Location Indicator: LKMC, LZMC

Location of airfield

8 km southeast of Malacky.

Runways

  • 02/20: 2487 m x 56 m Concrete

Radio

The call sign of the airfield was "RUDOKOP" (1990).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 700" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.

Units

Target towing: L-39V (1990).

Malacky: Firing Range

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Use during the Cold War

Former air-ground training area for Czechoslovak Air Force.

Radio

The radio call sign was "ERABURA" (1990)

Piešt'any: Airfield

Piestany, Letisko Piešťany

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N483733 E0174944 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 545 ft
Location Indicator: LKPP, LZPP

Current use

Airport; Military museum.

Runways

  • 01/19: 2000 m x 30 m Asphalt/Concrete
  • 01/19: 1400 m x 50 m Grass

Radio

The call sign of the airfield was "CITRON" (1990).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 740" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.

Units

3 LSP: L-29, L-39C, ZA, L-410M, Mi-2, Mi-17 (1990).

Prešov: Airfield

Presov

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N490150 E0211850 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location Indicator: LKPW, LZPW

Location of airfield

6 km northeast of Prešov.

Use during the Cold War

Reserve airfield.

Current use

Military helicopter base.

Sliač: Airfield

Letisko Sliač, Sliac, Zvolen, Tri Duby, Зволен

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N483818 E0190804 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 1043 ft
Location Indicator: LKSL, LZSL

Location

2 km north of Sliač, 7km north of Zvolen.

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 18/36: 2340 m x 60 m Concrete
  • 18/36: 1000 m x 100 m Grass

Radio navigation

Data for the year 1990:
  • LOM: 412 "FS"
  • LMM: 843 "F"

Radio

The call sign of the airfield was "FIKUS" ("ФИКУС") (1990).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 880" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.

Units

Soviet helicopter unit OBVP Mi-8, Mi-24; departed 10/1990.

Topol'čany: Airfield

Topolcany

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Coordinates: N483236 E0180316 (WGS84) Google Maps

Location of airfield

8 km west-southwest of Topol'čany.

Use during the Cold War

Reserve airfield.

Runways

  • 02/20: 2500 m Grass

Trenčin: Airfield

Letisko Trenčín, Trencin

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N485151 E0175932 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 676 ft
Location Indicator: LKTN, LZTN

Location of airfield

4 km southwest of Trenčin.

Use during the Cold War

Maintenance of aircraft types L-29, L-39, L-410, MiG-23, Su-22, Su-25 (1990).

Current use

Airfield, aircraft maintenance.

Runways

  • 04/22: 2000 m x 30 m Concrete
  • 03/21: 1000 m x 66 m Grass

Radio

The call sign of the airfield was "TENOR" (1990).
According to western signals intelligence (SIGINT), the airfield was also called "Navigacni Punkt 730" by the Czechoslovak Air Force.

Trnava: Airfield

Boleraz

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N482708 E0173152 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 590 ft
Location Indicator: LZTR

Location of airfield

9 km north-northwest of Trnava.

Use during the Cold War

Reserve airfield.

Runways

  • 14/32: 2700 m Grass

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