Stuttgart Echterdingen AAF (US Army Airfield)

 
Germany /W/

General

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LocationN484118 E0091236
Elevation1267'
ICAO Location IndicatorEDAT (1971) EDDS (1990) EDOC (1990)
OperatorUSAF (US Airforce), US Army

Location:
Echterdingen

(Current) usage:
Opened before 1945. Joint civil/military airfield.

Airfield Map

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Stuttgart Echterdingen AAF (US Army Airfield)

Runways

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Data for the year 1971

Design.LengthWidthSurfaceRemarks
08/26255050CON
08/2654030GRASS

Data for the year 1990

Design.LengthWidthSurfaceRemarks
08/26255050CON

Radio Navigation

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Data for the year 1990

 Station.Freq.IdentPositionRemarks
ILS26109.9DLG
LOM08384SY
LOM26306SG

Units

Data for the year 1990:

1st Avn Det: 4 UH-1H, 2 C-12C; 2nd MIB: 6 RC-12D, 8 OV-1D, 7 RV-1D; 4-159 Avn: 30 UH-1H, 15 OH-58D, 1 C-12C, 1 U-21A; 7005th ABS

Images

Military ramp with C-160 and C-130

RDAF C-47

Reports

Lutrans at Stuttgart

Lutrans was a scheduled transport service provided by the German Airforce until the 1980s. The station at Stuttgart had 6 ground people and was used for distributions into the area between Freiburg, Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Frankfurt/M, Würzburg und Reutlingen. Aircrafts were C-160 Transall.

Routing monday, tuesday, thursday, friday:
Landsberg - Stuttgart - Cologne - Ahlhorn - Hohn
Hohn - Ahlhorn - Cologne - Stuttgart - Landsberg
Routing wednesday:
Landsberg - Stuttgart - Cologne - Landsberg
Hohn - Ahlhorn - Cologne - Hohn

The aircraft from Landsberg arrived at Stuttgart at about 1200 local and departed to Cologne at 1245. In the afternoon, the aircraft arrived at about 1545 local an departed 1630.

Links

Aviation Society Stuttgart
Spotter
http://www.asstr.de

Stuttgart Airport
Official homepage
http://www.flughafen-stuttgart.de

Stuttgart Aviation Association e.V.
Spotter
http://www.saa-news.de