Nordholz: Naval Air Base
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Elevation: 74 ft
Location Indicator: EDCN (196x-1995), ETMN (1995-)
Federal State of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony).
Germany during the Cold War
German Empire until 1918
Airship base for the Imperial German Navy.
During World War II
Nordholz Luftwaffe AIrfield in World War II 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/)
Former Nordholz operational airfield on a US map from 1951 - Good visible are the three former runways, the ladder-shaped ramps and the railway siding (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)
During the Cold War
German Navy air base.
In the 1940s
Nordholz Airfield on a map 1948
Nordholz Airfield on a US map from 1946
In the 1970s
Nordholz Naval Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)
In the 1980s and early 1990s
Nordholz Air Base in 1984 - At the western end of the runway is the grass strip of the Nordholz-Spieka airfield.
- 08/26: 2439 m x 30 m Concrete
- NDB: 372 "NDO", 260° / 5.4 NM to field
- TACAN: CH 118 "NDO"
- ILS 26: 111.9 "NDO"
Naval Air Station with civilian use.
Airfields in the vicinity