Barth airfield was located in the north of the GDR, near the Baltic Sea. Until the end of 1975 the airfield was used for domestic flights, afterwards it only served as a base for agricultural aviation. You can find further information about the history of this field via the link below the maps.
In the 1960s
Standard NDB approach runway 27 (October 1960) - The map still shows the Darßbahn railway from Barth to Prerow and the route of the Franzburger Kreisbahn railway to Damgarten. (Source: GDR / CIA)
NDB approach runway 27 with "small box" (October 1960) (Source: GDR / CIA)
NDB approach runway 09 (October 1960) - There were no radio beacons in landing direction 09. Here the radio beacons in the east were also used, to fly visually (VFR) after the turn. (Source: GDR / CIA)
Airport (October 1960) - South of the field the Franzburger Kreisbahn railway passes by. (Source: GDR / CIA)
In the 1970s
These maps from 1976 were used for agricultural flights. The domestic traffic was stopped shortly before.
Site plan (January 1976) (Source: East German VFR manual for agricultural aviation)
Visual approach chart (January 1976) (Source: East German VFR manual for agricultural aviation)
Aerodrome zone (January 1976) (Source: East German VFR manual for agricultural aviation)
Index to the objects shown on the maps
- Barth Locator "B", "BH", Middle Marker
Air traffic control:
- Barth, Barthe, Barther Bodden, Der Grabow, Divitz, Frauendorf, Hermannsdorf, Kenz, Kummerow, Löbnitz, Nisdorf, Prerow, Rubitz, Velgast, Wieck