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After an original idea by Paul Freeman.
First published 7 Nov 2010. This collection of airfields is © 2010 - 2018 RonaldV
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Grenctāle

06-02-2012

09-07-2017

165

56°19'00"N 024°20'01"E

runway: 10/28 - 400x20m - asphalt

Grenctāle air field (also known as Lacupe airfield) was an airfield 70 kilometers south of Riga, Latvia.
Located only 2 kilometers from the Lithuanian border and 200 meters east of the A7 highway, the airfield was built by the Soviet Union in the 1975-1985 timeframe for agricultural activities of state-run Aeroflot. It consisted of a small runway, a taxiway to three small platforms and a hangar-like building to the south of the runway.

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No photos of the airfield while in use have been located

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Undated aerial photo of Grenctāle, with the A7 highway and a gas station in the lower left corner (Google Earth)

Since February 2012 Latvian Aviation listed the airfield as "completely unavailable for flight operations due to dismantled runway".

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Grenctāle airfield in 2012 (MyAirfields)



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