Laarbruch: Air Base

RAF Laarbruch, Goch, Weeze, Niederrhein

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N513609 E0060833 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Elevation: 105 ft
Location Indicator: EDUL (-1995), ETUL (1995-200x), EDLV

Location

Federal State of Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia).
Germany during the Cold War

During the Cold War

Use

Royal Air Force base.

During the 1950s

Lights

Red iIdentification beacon with ident LL

Radio Beacons

  • EUREKA: 233R, 213T "LL"
  • NDB: 406 "LL"

Radio Communication

  • Approach 117.9, 135.18, 136.08, 111.42, 121.5, 131.58, 283.5, 272.8, 257.8
  • Tower 136.08, 135.18, 117.9, 111.42, 283.5, 272.8, 257.8, 243.0

End of the 1960s

Situation

RAF Laabruch on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972

Runways

  • 10/28: 2457 m (8060 ft) x 46 m (150 ft)
  • 10/28 Light Aircraft Strip

Lights

Identification beacon with ident LL.

Radio Beacons

  • NDB: 406 "LL", at field
  • ILS, Offset 3° to the north of runway centerline

Radio Communication

  • Düsseldorf Clutch Radar 338.2
  • Approach Control 119.7, 130.8, 257.6, 362.3
  • Tower 122.1, 262.4, 257.8

Maps

High altitude ADF approach into Laarbruch in 1968 (Source: DoD FLIP)

During the 1980s

Runways

  • 10/28: 2442 m (8012 ft) Concrete

Radio Beacons

  • TACAN: CH95X "LLK"
  • ILS 28: 110.7 "LL"
  • OM 28: 75, 279°/5.1 NM
  • MM 28: 75, 279°/0.7 NM

Radio Communication

  • Clutch Radar 366.9, 373.3,
  • Approach Control 119.7, 130.8, 371.8, 362.3
  • Radar (ASR) 130.8, 292.75, 344.0
  • Talkdown (PAR) 130.5, 253.3, 368.65
  • Tower 122.1, 310.3, 257.8

Today

Use

Airport.

Links

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