Wunstorf: Air Base


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CoordinatesN522727 E0092551 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorDEWU (195x), EDNW (196x-199x), ETNW (199x-)
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Wunstorf


Federal State of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony).

During World War II

Usage until 1945

Luftwaffe airbase (Fliegerhorst).

During the Cold War


Wunstorf 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 1948

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 450 "WB"

In the 1950s

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 338 or 419 "WF", at field

In the 1980s


  • 08/26: 1882 m x 45 m Asphalt / Concrete
  • 08/26: 1080 m x 50 m Grass
  • 03/21: 1704 m x 47 m Asphalt / Concrete

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 419 "WUN", 263° / 0.5 NM to field
  • TACAN: CH 116 "WUN", at field
  • ILS 26: 109.7 "WUN"

Airfields in the vicinity

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