Alternate namesTsentralny (US)
Location5 km N Riga
Coordinates56° 59.5' N 24° 4.5' E (56.9917,24.0750)
Elevation22 m (72 ft)
Runway1650x45 m (5413x148 ft) 148-328°T (CONC)
Military unitsAbandoned

Comments and historyFormer 1950s-era military base, now unused. Ring taxiway with small revetments. High-res sat only shows two general-aviation planes parked. Large Technical School until 90's with one of each major aircraft type, most broken up around 96/7 (AviaMK).

Mapping linksGoogle Earth - http://maps.google.com/maps?&q=56.9917,24.0750&spn=0.1,0.1&output=kml
Google Maps (map) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=56.9917,24.0750&spn=0.1,0.1&t=m&q=56.9917,24.0750
Google Maps (sat) - http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=56.9917,24.0750&spn=0.1,0.1&t=h&q=56.9917,24.0750
Wikimapia - http://wikimapia.org/#lat=56.9917&lon=24.0750&z=14&l=1&m=b (Russian viewing recommended)
Geohack - http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?params=56.9917_N_24.0750_E_type:city

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

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