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Redzikowo Airport

Słupsk-Redzikowo Airport (ICAO: EPSK) is a disused civil airport in Słupsk (100,000 inhabitants), northern Poland. Its airport in Słupsk-Redzikowo, that has a 7,200-foot-long runway, and a record of serving domestic flights to the popular seaside destination close to the Baltic sea. In the 1980s there were scheduled flights to Warsaw and Koszalin, and before World War II to Berlin and Königsberg. It covers approximately 2.5 million people in its catchment area, and many popular seaside resorts. Słupsk participates in the "DEAR" project, that supports the local authorities trying to revive its airports.

Słupsk-Redzikowo Airport
Port Lotniczy Słupsk
IATA: OSP – ICAO: EPSK
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Słupsk, Poland
Coordinates 54°28′44″N
017°06′27″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
0 2,200 7,200 Concrete

Redzikowo Airport

History

The airfield Stolp-West was opened in 1916 for the Imperial German airforce, after the Versailles Treaty the airfield was used as a civilian airport. It became a vital connection to East Prussia, which was cut off from mainland Germany by the Polish Corridor. In 1921 the "Luftverkehrsgesellschaft Pommern" was founded which operated from Stolp-West. The Deutsche Luft Hansa started to use the airport in 1926, a large hangar for six aircraft was built and the airfield served as an intermediate between Berlin, Stettin and the Free City of Danzig and Königsberg.

In 1935 a new Luftwaffe airfield Stolp-Reitz was built. In World War II the airbase served as a basis for Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 "Immelmann" (Ju-87B) between May and September 1939, the I./Trägergruppe 186 (Ju-87B) and the naval Ju-87B divebombers intended for service on board of German aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin. In January 1940 it became home to the second squadron of the third Fighter School (II./Jagdfliegerschule 3). Units of the Jagdgeschwader 54 and the Jagdgeschwader 103 were stationed at the base. Stolp-Reitz was never attacked by Allied bomber, the airfield was blown up on 8 March 1945 just before the Red Army reached the region.

After the second World War it was used by the Red Army until 1950. Later regular connection to Katowice, Koszalin, Warsaw and Wrocław were established.

Airport infrastructure

There exists a railroad line to the terminal that can be used for passenger service.


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General Info
Country Poland
ICAO ID EPSK
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 54.478889
54° 28' 44.00" N
Longitude 17.107500
017° 06' 27.00" E
Elevation 217 feet
66 meters
Type Military
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY
Near City Slupsk
Daylight Saving Time 31 March at 0100Z to 27 October at 0100Z


Communications
SLUPSK INFO 124.5


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
09/27 7218 x 197 feet
2200 x 60 meters
CONCRETE. 058RBWT NO


Remarks
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)



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