Valga: Airfield

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The history of the Cold War airfields: Valga
by Bert Kondruss
Coordinates: N574859 E0260443 (WGS84) Google Maps

Location

Map with location of Valga Airfield

General

Valga is located in the south of Estonia, directly on the border with Latvia. Northeast of the city was a military auxiliary airfield during the Cold War. Today, the airfield is closed.

During the Cold War

Usage

Soviet auxilliary airfield?

Situation

Map with Valga, Estonia, airfield 1973
Valga 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/)

Overview

Soviet Airfield Valga, Estonia, on a US satellite image June 1975
Valga airfield on a US satellite image from June 1975 - The field seems to be in good condition. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways

  • 06/24: 2500 m Grass

Today

Usage

Closed.

Sources

Airfields in the vicinity

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