Location3 km S Kothen
Coordinates51° 43.3' N 11° 57.7' E (51.7217,11.9617)
Elevation m ( ft)
Runway2500x60 m (8202x197 ft) 088-268°T (CONC)

Comments and historyIn 1965 Kothen had MiG-21, MiG-17, Yak-12, and MiG-15UTI aircraft. By the 1970s it was operating only the MiG-21. In the early 1990s it was operated by the 73 Gv IAP flying MiG-29 and MiG-23UM. The airfield was used for off-road truck testing in the mid-1990s. The airfield is now being destroyed.

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=51.7217,11.9617&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=51.7217,11.9617&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=51.7217,11.9617
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=51.7217,11.9617&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=51.7217,11.9617
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=51.7217&lon=11.9617&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=51.7217_N_11.9617_E_type:city

Sources Computations and data compilation: Tim Vasquez
Coordinate data: Google Earth
Elevation data:
Runway data: Google Earth
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