Faßberg: Air Base

RAF Fassberg

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N525510 E0101108 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 245 ft
Location Indicator: DEFB (195x), EDNF (196x-), ETHS

Location

Map

Location

Federal state of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony).
Germany during the Cold War

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe air base (Fliegerhorst).

Situation

Faßberg Air Base in World War II as Schmarbeck 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

Faßberg Air Base on a US map from 1951 - (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)

During the Cold War

Usage

Royal Air Force (RAF) base, later German Air Force.

In 1948

Usage

Royal Air Force base.

Radio beacons

  • Fassberg NDB: 384 "FJ"
  • Plainfare NDB: 314 "FG"

Radio communication

  • GCA: call sign "ZIGZAG" 137.7 (Initial), 134.1 (Final)
  • Tower 116.1, 117.9, 140.58
  • Approach 116.1, 117.9, 140.58

In the 1980s

Situation

Location of Fassberg air base. - The map shows the visual approach and departure routes in 1984.

Overview

Runways

  • 09/27: 2439 m x 29 m Concrete/Asphalt

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 284 "FSB", at field
  • TACAN: CH 95 "FSB"

Today

Usage

German Army Aviation airfield.

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

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