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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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Vecbebri

12-08-2011

09-07-2017

135

56°43'13"N 025°27'24"E

runway: 09/27 - 400x20m - asphalt

Vecbebri air field was an airfield west of the town of Vecbebri, 85 kilometers east-southeast of Riga, Latvia.
The airfield was built by the Soviet Union in the 1975-1985 timeframe and used for agricultural activities by state-run Aeroflot. It consisted of a small runway, a small platform and a hangar-like building to the northeast 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 Vecbebri (Google Earth).

Latvian Aviation listed the airfields condition as 'good'. Sucessor site MyAirfields considers it 'good', noting it is "quite unknown for general aviation community. It offers clean approach from both sides, clear of obstacles and very good RWY condition. Apron sometimes used for agricultural activities."
The airfield is owned by the municipality of Vecbebri, but uncertified, meaning it is officially closed to all taffic.

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Vecbebri airfield in 2011 (MyAirfields)



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