Alternate namesBriesen, Briessen
Location14 km NW Lubben
Coordinates52° 2.1' N 13° 44.8' E (52.0350,13.7467)
Elevation m ( ft)
Runway10/28 2500x45 m (8202x148 ft) 095-275°T (CONC)

Comments and historyIn 1965 the base had Il-28, Yak-28, and Yak-12. It was operating only the Yak-28 by the 1970s. Brand was a MiG-27 base. In 1993 it was a refugee center. In the mid-1990s it was purchased by CargoLifter and used as an airship base, an endeavor that went bankrupt in 2002. It is now the site of My Tropical Islands resort.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth -,13.7467&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
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Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
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Runway data: Google Earth
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