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CoordinatesN520732 E0121440 (WGS84) Google Maps
Former East Germany (GDR)District of Magdeburg
Federal stateSachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt)
Map with location of Schweinitz Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Schweinitz

During the Cold War


Soviet reserve airfield.


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


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


  • 17/35: 2900 m Grass





Aerial image 2019
Aerial image (ca. 2019) - The picture is cut off on the right side because this is where the state of Brandenburg begins.
Source: © GeoBasis-DE / LVermGeo LSA (2019). Es gelten die Nutzungsbedingungen des LVermGeo LSA. Nutzung nach Nutzungsbedingungen Version 2.3 Nr. 4.9


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