Furstenfeldbruck Airbase

 
Germany /W/

General

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN481218 E0111600
Elevation1703'
ICAO Location IndicatorEDSF (-1995), ETSF (1995-)
OperatorGAF

Usage until 1945

Luftwaffe airfield

Usage during the Cold War

USAF until 1960, thereafter Luftwaffe airbase.

Current usage

Airfield closed.

Airfield Map

Fliegerhorst / Flugplatz Fürstenfeldbruck

Runways, Taxiways, Aprons

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!

Runways

Data for the year 1990:

Design.LengthWidthSurfaceRemarks
09R/27L2744 m46 mConcrete
09L/27R1225 m19 m

Radio navigation

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Data for the year 1990:

 Station.Freq.IdentPositionRemarks
TACANCH17FFB093/4.9 NM to field

Communications

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!

Radio

Call sign FURSTY, DHK 27

Units

Used by USAF until 1960:
- 1947-1948: 45th RS / 45th TRS with RB-26 / F-6
- 1948-1952: 36th FW / FBW (22nd, 23rd, 53rd FBS) with F-80, F-84
- 1952: 157th TRS, 160th TRS
- 1952-1953: 32nd TRS with RF-80A
- 1953-1958: 7330th FTW with T-33A
- 1960: 7367th FTG

Luftwaffe WaS Lw 50, JaboG 49 (G-91, Alpha Jet) until early 1990s, Tornado training unit until mid-1990s.

Images

The following pictures show the airfield on the 29th september 1947, taken by Captain Robert C. Miller USAF in about 4000' in preparation of lengthening the runway. Courtesy of Don, thanks a lot!

Looking to the south
Furstenfeldbruck Airbase Looking to the South
to the west
to the west
to the northwest
to the northwest
to the northeast
to the northeast
to the east
to the east
to the east
to the east
Detail with parked aircrafts
Detail with parked aircrafts  

Bibliography

Ries, Karl; Dierich, Wolfgang:
'Fliegerhorste und Einsatzhäfen der Luftwaffe'
Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1993
Allied map of the airbase