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May 27, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007000110004-1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY This material contains information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the iapionage haws, Title 18, U.S.C. Secs. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorised person U prohibited by law. SUBJECT Airfield at Cristian, Rumania DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED REPORT DATE DISTR. 27 May 1955 NO. OF PAGES 3 REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES 1. The Cristian airfield is located six kilometers west of Sibiu and is actually a prolongation of the Turnisor airfield. The latter is currently used by civil aircraft going to and returning from Bucharest. 2. The Cristian field measures 2,000 meters from east to west and less than 1,400 meters from north to south. There is no concrete runway and, as of November 1954, no efforts had been made to construct one. 3e No hangars have yet been constructed but the necessary materiel to do so has been put in place. To the north of the field, there are 11 one-story buildings, eight of which have been completed and three of which are still under construction. A garage provides space for approximately 30 trucks and automobiles. 14. About 20 to 25 "Stormovitch't are sheltered in alveolates built in the southern area of the field. The barracks are occupied by aviation units and their families. Two buildings are occupied by the construction battalion, 5. A legend for the attached sketch is as follower 1 - Group of new buildings. 2 - New airfield being graded. 3 - Former Turnisor airfield now used by civil aircraft for regular l.iaison,with Bucharest. 14 - Turnisor Station. 5 - Cristian Station. AIREVI]CI FBI I AEC I (Notes Washington distribution Indicated by "X"i Field distribution by "#".) Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007000110004-1 Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-00810A007000110004-1 6 Road to Sura Mare (a glider instruction school is located there). 7 - Road to Sura Mica. 8 National highway (asphalt) from Sibiu to Alba Iuliu. 9 Rail line toward Vintul de Jos. 10 - Sibiu-Suburbie Station. 11 - Sibiu Central Station. 1.2 - Location of major section of Sibiu barracks and the garrison training field. 13 - To Poplaca, eight kilometers south of field. 14 - Rail line toward Ocna Sibiulut-Medias. I Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-00810A007000110004-1 Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007000110004-1 Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007000110004-1