The history of the Cold War airfields: Aschaffenburg by Bert Kondruss
Location of airfield
Southwest of the city center, at the Main river banks.
During the Cold War
Usage during the Cold War
US Army airfield.
Aschaffenburg airfield on a US map from 1955 (Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)
Data for the year 1990:
04/22: 610 m x 20 m Asphalt
"SPESSART BASE" FM 39.95
DSN 323-7xxx (1990)
The airfield had an area of 13 ha.
In 1990, the following limitations applied: closed to fixed wing aircrafts; the airfield is not available for normal aviation use; overflight of the NATO site 2.4 nautical miles east-southeast prohibited.