Radzyń Podlaski, Marynin Airport. 2018

Radzyń Podlaski 2018-05-16

Radzyń Podlaski airport.

Marynin airport.

Radzyń Podlaski on the map of Poland. 2018 year
Radzyń Podlaski on the map of Poland. 2018 year

Radzyń Podlaski airport. 2018 year. Satellite image
Radzyń Podlaski airport. 2018 year. Satellite image

Geographic coordinates: 51 ° 45′15.6 ″ N 22 ° 37′46.7 ″ E.

Radzyń Podlaski is a city in the Lublin Province, in the Radzyń County. In 2017, the city had approximately 16,400 inhabitants.

Marynin airport, Radzyń Podlaski.

The airport in Radzyń Podlaski was founded during the Second Polish Republic. In 1935, the Staff of the Polish Army designated a dozen or so places for field airports. One of them was the airport near Radzyń Podlaski in Marynin.

It was a typical field airport, often used during military and air exercises. In 30 years, the Marynin Airport was often used by bomber squadrons. Among others, by the 55th Bomber Squadron of the 5th Aviation Regiment (Lida), which operated the Karaś planes.

PZL-23 Karaś. 2012 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
PZL-23 Karaś. 2012 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

In 50 years, the Marynin Airport was the place of temporary stationing of the 59th Air Force Training and Combat Regiment of the OSL in Dęblin.

In 1959, the Marynin Airport was designated as the main airport for the newly formed school regiment subordinate to the Officers' School in Dęblin. It was the 52nd Air School Regiment. The TS-8 Bies and Jak-11 planes were in his stock. Major pilot Stefan Czarnecki was appointed the commander of the regiment and was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

PZL TS-8 Bies nb 1009.2018 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
PZL TS-8 Bies nb 1009.2018 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

Written by Karol Placha Hetman