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January 7, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/10 :CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500001-9 CENfiRAL tNTEIUGfNCE AGENCY I N FORMATION REPORT Poznan-Krzesir~y Airfield SECI~"T - TT. S. OFFICIALS ONLY COUNTRY Poland THE SOi/RCE EVAIUAifONS IN TNIS RETORT ARE DEFINITIVE. THE A/~RAISAI Of CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. (FOR KEY SEE RlVERSE) 1. The Poznan-Krzesiny airfield was constructed by the Germans during World War Its but was almost complete3.y destroyed at tYie end of the war. Rebuilding began early in 19511 and. was still going on in July 1954. 2. The airfield was due south of Poznan. Its-dimensions are approximately two km, by three km. From the east the' airfield is bardered~by the railway line Poznan-Ostrow and the v311ages Minikowoa Garaszewo and Krzes3ny;,from the south by fields of the villages Koninko and 9ypniewo, from the hest by fig5.ds of Gluszyna village and from the north by the small town of 5taroleka. 3. In July 1954 there were approximately 60 MIG-15s on the airfield. They stand in small groups on various. points on the field and are covered with canvas sheets. `The main hangar can house 8 to 10 MIG-15s. Qnly damaged planes were in the hangar in July 1954. _ 4. There is a repair workshop inside the main hangar. D~t,ring the winter 1953/54 crates and phcking`cases containing spare parts for MT(~ aircraft arrived at the airfield (origin not known). shortly afteroTards newly assembled MIGs began to emerge from the hangar. 5, The take-off riu~mray is approximately 2000 meters long and links with a number of branch runways. 6. The stores near Koninko are very large and are guarded by~patrols and sentries of the airfield security unit.: 1luring the German occupations underground workshops and an aircraft factorQvexi.sted~on this site. New construction was being carried on there in July 1954 by soldiers of labor battalions. SEGA~T - II.S. OFFICIALS ONLY iTATE__ _ ~ ARMY W.aihyl.a ladinbd 6p "II"I field dillriMAl~w ip ~'#",l 'e~le m~terW eont~tne tntoraw*tloa edecttns the Ifs- eloa~t of to vnlna ease atsbtn t~t-e meea- >na at tae a~p~eoraay ~~. Tiwe ia, v.e.o. sacs. gyros sad 'Mi, tLe 1[Raemfaaten or rs~eletton or ~vhloh in ony manner b ea nm-utaoelaad yereon >s prohibited bs >.w. DATE DISTR. 7 January 1955 25X1 No. of PAGES 3 REQUIREAAENT NO. RD 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/06/10 :CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500001-9 Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500001-9 SECRET - U,S. OFFICIALS ONLY Lem 3. 1t. 5. 6. 7. Main runway Branch rurrnays Tank station Underground pipelines Underground gasoline tanks Main. hangar Spare parts store 8. Pater works 9, 10, 11 Newjy built administration buildings~ 12. Boiler rooms 13. Barracks for ground personnel 1l~. Administration stores 15. Offieers~ mess 16. Barracks for air cre~r 17. Quarters for married personnel 18. 19. 20. 2l. 22. Branch line of narrow-gauge, railway leading to the normal-gauge railway line vrhich goes to the stores at Koninko~ Railway line Asphalt road, built at the time the airfield was constructed (during the war), The road runs through Krzesinki, Krzesiny, Piotrowo, aluszyna and Minikowo. Piotrowo farm. Tts fields have been added to the airfield area. 'Stores, near Koninkc, Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500001-9 Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500001-9 ~CRET - U.S~ OFFICIALS ONLY -3- Sketch Of The Airfield-At P(tZNAN - K.R~ESINY (Not' To Scale) Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500001-9