Grafenwöhr: Army Air Field

Grafenwöhr AAF

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CoordinatesN494155 E0115625 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Location indicatorEDIC (-1995), ETIC (1995-)
Map with location of Grafenwöhr Army Air Field, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Grafenwöhr

During World War II

Use

Airfield.

During the Cold War

Use

US Army airfield.

Situation

Grafenwöhr Army Air Field (AAF) on a US map 1972
Grafenwöhr Army Air Field (AAF) on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972
Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin

Overview

Grafenwöhr Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1980
Grafenwöhr Airfield Field on a US satellite image from 26 July 1980 - 1: airfield; 2: sod strip; 3: FARP
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Map from 1984 Grafenwöhr Army Airfield, Germany
Map from 1984
Source: US DoD
Grafenwöhr Airfield: Sod runway and FARP (Forward Arming and Refueling Point)
Sod runway and FARP (Forward Arming and Refueling Point)
Source: US DoD

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 14/32: 1020 m x 22 m Asphalt

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • TACAN: CH55 "GRF", at field
  • NDB: 405 "GRW", at field

Radar

ASR/PAR (1990)

Units

7th ATC (7th USAR) 3 UH-1H (1990)

Today

Overview

Aerial image Grafenwöhr Airfield, Germany 2017
Aerial image (2017) - Airfield (top right), sod strip (bottom) and FARP (bottom left)
Source: Datenquelle: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, License: Creative Commons Namensnennung 3.0 Deutschland (CC BY 3.0 DE)
Airfield
Airfield
Source: Datenquelle: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, License: Creative Commons Namensnennung 3.0 Deutschland (CC BY 3.0 DE)

Sources

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