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CoordinatesN514625 E0122037 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Halle
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
Map with location of Oranienbaum Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Oranienbaum

Location of airfield

Soviet Oranienbaum training area, today Oranienbaumer Heide.

During the Cold War


Soviet landing ground.


Oranienbaum auxiliary airfield, GDR, on a US map 1972
Oranienbaum Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - The blue lines mark the southern allied air corridor from and to Berlin
Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin


Oranienbaum Soviet Training Area, East Germany, on a US satellite image 1969
Oranienbaum Soviet Training Area on a US satellite image from 02 August 1969 - 1: airfield; 2: ammunition depot (under a cloud); 3: VEB Chemiewerk Kapen (GDR armaments company, former army ammunition depot Kapen). a: highway F 107; b: railway; c: Mulde river. Places: Kleutsch, Sollnitz.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Landing ground
Landing ground - The airstrip looks worn out. North of it are shooting ranges.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey


  • 10/28: 3400 m





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