Celle: Wietzenbruch Air Base / Airfield
For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Location Indicator: DECE (195x), EDCL (196x-199x), ETHC (199x-)
Germany during the Cold War
During World War II
Celle airfield in World War II on a US map from 1943 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)
During the Cold War
Usage during the Cold War
Airfield used by Royal Air Force, German Air Force and German Army.
In the 1960s
NDB approach to Celle in 1960. Hannover Approach can still be reached via a shortwave radio frequency (Source: USAF/USN FLIP 1960)
1966: Meanwhile, the airfield has an Instrument Approach System (ILS) (Source: USAF/USN FLIP 1966)
In the 1970s
Celle Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)
In the 1980s and early 1990s
Celle in 1984
In the 1990s/2000s
- 08/26: 1831m x 45m Asphalt/Concrete
- NDB: 311 "CL", 262°/3.5NM to field
- ILS 26: 109.1 "CL"
German Army airfield.
Airfields in the vicinity