Stuttgart: Airport, Army Airfield

Echterdingen AAF

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N484123 E0091320 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location Indicator: DDSG (195x), EDDS (civ), EDAT (USAF), EDOC (US Army), ETOC

In the 1950s:

Runways

  • 08/26: 1800 m (5906 ft) x 50 m (166 ft) Concrete
  • 08/26: 900 m (2953 ft) x 46 m (150 ft) Grass
  • 15/33: 440 m (1444 ft) x 30 m (100 ft) Grass
South of the main runway was a practice area for military helicopters.

Lights

Rotating aerodrome light white
Identification beacon white/green
Approach Lights 26: Simplified Calvert system (580 m) with 4 crossbars.

Radio Beacons

  • NDB (OM): 422 "DLG", 258°/4.55 NM
  • LMM: 306 "SG", 258°/0.64 NM
  • VOR: 112.3 "DDG", 257°/9.75 NM
  • ILS 26: 109.9 "DLG"

Radio Communication

  • HF for Approach and Tower 3023.5
  • Stuttgart Approach 126.7, 362.3, 243.0
  • Stuttgart Tower 118.1, 122.7, 362.3, 243.0
  • Stuttgart Taxi 121.9
A VHF direction finder was located ca. 1000 m in front of the threshold 26.

Telephone

79551 - 79555

In the 1960s:

Runways

  • 08/26: 2550 m (8366 ft) x 50 m (164 ft) Concrete
  • 08/26: 300 m (984 ft) x 30 m (98 ft) Grass

Radio Communication

  • Approach 119.2, 119.7, 391.6, 322.3
  • Tower 118.8, 119.7, 391.6, 257.8
  • Ground 121.9
  • Pilot/Dispatcher 360.8
  • Metro 344.6, 140.3
  • SING SONG (IFF/SIF check) 375.9

In the 1980s:

Runways, Taxiways, Aprons

Runways

  • 08/26: 2550 m x 50 m Concrete

Radio Beacons

  • LOM 26: 306 "SG"
  • MM 26: 75
  • LOM 08: 384 "SY"
  • ILS 26: 109.9 "DLG"

Images

German Air Force Transall and USAF C-130
Danish Air Force C-47

Links

Airfields in the vicinity