Kitzingen: Army Airfield AAF

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CoordinatesN494434 E0101208 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Map with location of Kitzingen Army Airfield AAF, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Kitzingen

During World War II


Luftwaffe air base.


Kitzingen Air Base in World War II on a US map 1944
Kitzingen Air Base in World War II on a US map from 1944
Source: McMaster University Library Digital Archive, Lizenz: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA

During the Cold War


US Army airfield.

In the 1950s


Kitzingen Army Airfield on a US map 1953
Kitzingen Army Airfield on a US map from 1953 - Obviously at this time the runway had a different orientation (05/23) than later. Also noticable are the dispersal areas about 2 km northeast.
Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University

In the 1970s


Kitzingen Army Airfield AAF on a US map 1972
Kitzingen Army Airfield (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


Kitzingen Army Airfield AAF, Germany, on a US satellite image 1976
Kitzingen Army Airfield on a US satellite image from 08 August 1976 - The remote parking areas at the edge of the forest in the northeast are still visible.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Kitzingen aerodrome
The airfield
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

In the 1980s and early 1990s


Kitzingen 1984
Kitzingen in 1984
Source: US DoD
Ammo DumpAmmunition dump
NDBNon-directional beacon
POLPetrol, Oil and Lubricants
Trans ParkingParking for visiting aircraft (Transient Parking)
TVORVHF omnidirectional radio range (radio beacon)


  • 07/25: 2225 m x 30 m Concrete

Radio beacons

  • TVOR: 111.4 "KTG", at field



Special airfield and commercial area.


Source: Datenquelle: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung, License: Creative Commons Namensnennung 3.0 Deutschland (CC BY 3.0 DE)
Aerial image Kitzingen airfield 2017
Aerial image (2017)
Flugplatzstraße commercial area
Flugplatzstraße commercial area
conneKT technology park
conneKT technology park
conneKT commercial area
Runway Kitzingen
Kitzingen special airfield, runway 07 - Meanwhile the runway designator has been changed to 06/24.
Runway Kitzingen Army Airfield, Germany
Northeastern end of the runway
Corlette Circle, Kitzingen
Corlette Circle
Richthofen Circle, Kitzingen
Richthofen Circle



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