Eggebek: Air Base

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Coordinates: N543729 E0092045 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location Indicator: EDCG, ETME
Operator: Marine / German Navy

Location

Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein.
Germany during the Cold War
Map

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airfield.

Situation

Old Eggebek Air Base 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/)

Overview

During the Cold War

Usage

Construction of a new air base started in 1959. Used by German Air Force AG 52 from 1960 until 1964, when the wing relocated to Leck: Air Base. Thereafter German Navy wing 2 (MFG 2) until 2005.

Situation

Eggebek 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/)

Overview

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 01/19: 2400 m x 30 m Concrete

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • TACAN: CH111 "EGB", at field

Radar

ASR/PAR (1990)

Radio communication

Call sign: "EGMONT" (1990)

Units

MFG 2 Tornado (1990)

Today

Usage

The airfield is closed, the area is used as photovoltaic park and industrial area.

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