Ridali: Airfield

Ridali lennuväli, Ojasaare

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The history of the Cold War airfields: Ridali
by Bert Kondruss
Coordinates: N575605 E0265843 (WGS84) Google Maps

Location

Map with location of Ridali Airfield

General

Ridali is located in the southeast of Estonia. During the Cold War, there was a military auxiliary airfield. Today, Ridali is a general aviation airfield.

During the Cold War

Usage

Soviet auxiliary airfield?

Situation

Ridali Airfield on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1973 - (Source: ONC D-3 (1973), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)

Runways

  • 01/19: 2700 m Grass

History

  • April 1955
    According to a CIA report, the airfield at Voru was being extended for use by jet fighter aircraft. At that time there were 10 to 15 fighters stationed there.
    Source: /CIA/

Today

Usage

General aviation.

Airfields in the vicinity

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