Alternate namesNobiz, Nobitz
Location5 km SE Altenburg
Coordinates50° 58.6' N 12° 30.3' E (50.9767,12.5050)
Elevation m ( ft)
Runway04/22 2265x80 m (7431x262 ft) 040-220°T (CONC)

Comments and historyOld East German military airfield. In 1965 it had a large MiG-17 regiment plus Yak-12 and MiG-15UTI planes. It was operating only the MiG-21 in the 1970s and had a reconnaissance regiment flying the MiG-21R. By the 1990s it was operated by the 968 IAP flying MiG-29 and MiG-23UM, plus an An-2. Only a 1670 x 45 m subset of the runway is now marked for use.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,12.5050&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) -,12.5050&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=50.9767,12.5050
Google Maps (sat) -,12.5050&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=50.9767,12.5050
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
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