Lesina Airfield

Historical approach and aerodrome charts

Aeroporto di Lesina

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CoordinatesN415151 E0151836 (WGS84) Google Maps
RegionApulia, Province of Foggia (Provincia di Foggia)
OperatorUnited States Army Air Force
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Map with location of Lesina Airfield airfield, Italy

In the 1940s

Lesina Aerodrome, Apulia: Aerial image December 1944, United States Army Air Force
Aerial image (December 1944) (Source: US DoD)
Aerial picture of former Lesina Airport, Italy, with runway
Enlargement with runway (Source: US DoD)
Approach chart Lesina Airfield, Italy 1945
Approach (May 1945) (Source: US DoD)
Map of Lesina Airfield, Italy 1945
Airfield map (May 1945) - There are two runways - 032/212: length 1676 m, width 46 m (5500 feet x 150 feet) steel mat, 032/212: length 1676 m, width 46 m (5500 feet x 150 feet) turf. (Source: US DoD)

Index to the objects shown on the maps

Aerodromes / Aeroporti:

  • Biferno
  • Canne
  • Madna
  • Nuova
  • Ramitelli
  • San Severo

Radio beacons / Radiofaro:

  • Lesina Range "LA",
  • Radio beacon "AX", "BI"

Air traffic control / Controllo del traffico aereo:

  • Lesina Tower


  • Adriatic Sea, Apricena
  • Canal Rodicosal, Chieuti
  • Fiume Biferno, Fiume Candelaro, Fiume Fortore, Fiume Trigno
  • Lago di Lesina, Lesina
  • Poggio Imperiale, Portocannon, Punta Pietre Nere
  • Ripalta, Rotello
  • S. Martino in Pensils, St. di Chieuti, Serracapriola

Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)


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