Groß Lübars: Airfield


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CoordinatesN520829 E0120915 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Magdeburg
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
Map with location of Groß Lübars Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Groß Lübars

During the Cold War


Soviet auxiliary airfield.

In the 1960s


Groß Lübars Airfield on a US map 1969
Groß Lübars Airfield on a US map from 1969
Source: Earth Sciences and Map Library, University of California, Berkeley

In the 1970s


Altengrabow military training area, Germany, on a US satellite image 1973
Altengrabow military training area on a US satellite image from 13 August 1973 - 1: training area; 2: Groß Lübars airfield; 3: Schweinitz airfield. Places: Altengrabow, Dörnitz, Drewitz, Loburg, Lübars, Reppinichen
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Groß Lübars Soviet Airfield, Germany 1973
Groß Lübars Airfield
Source: U.S. Geological Survey


  • 14/32: 2100 m Grass

Radio beacons

  • LOM 32: 790 "BN"
  • LMM 32: 388 "B"

Radio communication

Call sign: KAVKAS





Aerial image 2019
Luftbild 2019 - Aerial image (ca. 2019)
Source: © GeoBasis-DE / LVermGeo LSA (2019). Es gelten die Nutzungsbedingungen des LVermGeo LSA. Nutzung nach Nutzungsbedingungen Version 2.3 Nr. 4.9


  • Freundt, Lutz (Hrsg.), Büttner, Stefan: "Rote Plätze - Russische Militärflugplätze in Deutschland 1945 - 1994" AeroLit Verlag, 2007 - Short description and list of deployments


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