The airfield is an invaluable structure for the air-inclined Soviet commander in Red Alert 1.
The Air Field is a landing strip with a flight control tower and an armory with a fuel dump. They are used to maintain aircraft that require a runway in order to land: Yak attack planes and MiG fighter jets. The airfield are only able to provide refuel and reload function as repairing function is slaved to specially constructed repair center. The airfield also provide the plane its harbour with Soviet version of JATO rocket to assist in STOL procedures.
Nod dust off the old design of airfield from old Soviet archieve. They also add various modification that virtually change the role of airfield, creating Nod Airstrip as the result. The new building is then operate as vehicle drop off from Nod's contracted transport plane.
Apart from supporting a single attack plane, the airfield also allows for calling in paratroopers or parabombs onboard the Badger bombers.