Hinsdorf: Radio-Technical Company 412 (FuTK-412)

Helipad 3170

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN514209 E0120813 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Halle
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
Map with location of Hinsdorf Radar Company 412, East Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Hinsdorf

Location of airfield

2.5 km southwest Hinsdorf.

During the Cold War

Usage during the Cold War

Helipad 3170 for radar site of the Radio-Technical Company 412 (Funktechnische Kompanie FuTK-412) of former East German Air Force (NVA LSK/LV).

In the 1960s


At this time, the unit at Hinsdorf was designated Funktechnische Kompanie 263 (FuTK-263, Radio-Technical Company 263)
Hinsdorf Radar Company FuTK-263, East Germany, on a US satellite image 1965
Hinsdorf and surroundings radar site on a US satellite image from 30 May 1965 - 1: Radar site. a: Oil pipeline under construction. Roads: Autobahn A9 with Thurland Highway Strip. Places: Fraßdorf, Hoyersdorf, Klein Leipzig, Körnitz, Lennewitz, Meilendorf, Riesdorf, Salzfurtkapelle, Tornau vor der Heide, Wehlau.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Hinsdorf radar site, East Germany
Radar site
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Northern part
Enlargement: Northern part - 1: Characteristic were the hills with ramps on both sides for elevating the mobile radar antennas. This position seems to be unoccupied; 2, 3, 4: Other devices.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Central part
Enlargement: Central part
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Enlargement: Southern part
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Runways, taxiways, aprons

Dimensions: 200 m x 100 m,
main takeoff and landing direction: 360°,
surface: solid grass,
usable without crop damage,
capacity: 2 helicopter.


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Airspace and procedures

Usable at day during good weather conditions.
Alert time: 60 minutes.


Buildings: height 6 m.


Use today



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