Memmingen: Air Base

Memmingerberg, Memmingen Airport, Allgäu Airport

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N475920 E0101421 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 2079 ft
Location Indicator: EDSM (-1995), ETSM (1995-2002), EDJA

Location

Federal State (Freestate) of Bayern (Bavaria).
Germany during the Cold War
Map

Location

Federal State (Freestate) of Bayern (Bavaria).

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airbase.

Situation

Memmingen Air Base in World War II on a US map from 1944 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)

During the Cold War

Usage

Luftwaffe air base.

In the 1970s

Situation

Memmingen Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1981 - (ONC F-2 (1981), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1971:
  • NDB: 284 "MEM", 062°/4.5NM to fld
  • TACAN: CH119 "MEM", at field

Radio communication

HF call signs:
- JaboG 34: DHK 31
- US special weapons: Cemetery 63 (?)
(Source: A 043/1/005 from 1973).

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Overview

Memmingen in 1984

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 06/24: 2400 m x 30 m Asphalt

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • TACAN: CH119 "MEM", at field

Radar

ASR/PAR (1990).

Telephone

Number in the Bundeswehr telephone network: BwKz 5925 (1998).

Units

JaboG 34 Tornado IDS (1990).

Real property

Bundeswehr installation ID: 663700.

Today

Usage

Regional airport (EDJA).

Bibliography

  • Ries, Karl; Dierich, Wolfgang: "Fliegerhorste und Einsatzhäfen der Luftwaffe" Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1993 - Allied map from the years 194x

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