Mendig: Air Base

Niedermendig

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KoordinatenN502158 E0071855 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorEDPN (-1995), ETHM (1995-2007), EDRE
Map with location of Mendig Air Base
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Mendig
by Bert Kondruss

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airfield.

Situation

Mendig 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

Usage

German Army Aviation airfield.

In the 1970s

Situation

Mendig Air Base 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

Mendig Air Base, Germany, on a US satellite image 1976
Mendig Air Base on a US satellite image from 25 August 1976 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

In the 1980s

Overview

Mendig in 1984

Runways

  • 08/26: 1628 m x 36 m Asphalt

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 331 "NMN", at field

Today

Usage

General aviation.
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