Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport is a minor unscheduled airport located in Cochstedt, Germany. It is located approximately 37 km southwest of Magdeburg, capital of the Bundesland Saxony-Anhalt, and about 190 km west from the center of Berlin. As of 1 September 2016, the airport was closed by the authorities.
The airport Cochstedt dates from the year 1957, when an air force base of the Soviet troops was established. In 1968, the runway extension was completed and airport logistics operation expanded. After German reunification and the withdrawal of Soviet troops, the first steps for continued existence as a civil airport were taken.
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