Saal: Helipad 3365


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CoordinatesN541913 E0122903 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Rostock
Federal stateMecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
Map with location of Saal Helipad 3365, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Saal

Location of airfield

1.3 km northwest of Saal.

During the Cold War


Helipad 3365 for Radar Company 332 (FuTK-332) of former East German Air Force (NVA LSK/LV). The unit was located approx. 10 km northeast of Ribnitz-Damgarten near Saal and operated a radar site for air defence.
In earlier years the unit was called Radio Technical Company 287 (FuTK-287).


East German military radar site at Saal in 1969
The Radio Technical Company 287 (FuTK-287) northwest of Saal on a US satellite image from 03 August 1969 - 1: East German radar site of the FuTK-287; 2: Soviet surface-to-air missle (SAM) site with four launchers S-125 Newa (NATO designation SA-3 Goa) for the protection of the Damgarten Air Base.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Runways, taxiways, aprons

Dimensions: 100 m x 60 m,
main takeoff and landing direction: 060°,
surface: grass, loamy base,
capacity: 1 helicopter.


Stabsnetz S1 6428-528

Airspace and procedures

Usable at day during good weather conditions.
Alert time: 30 minutes.


Antenna P-15: direction 60°, height 30 m,
buildings: direction 120°-230°, height 8 m.





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