Aachen: Merzbrück Airfield

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CoordinatesN504924 E0061111 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 623'
Federal stateNordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia)
Location indicatorEDCM (-1995), ETBA (planned), EDKA (1995-)

Location

Federal State of Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia).

Location of airfield

5 NM northeast of Aachen.

During the 1920s/1930s

Overview

Aachen Merzbrück Airfield in the Aeronautical Information Manual 1932
The airfield in the Aeronautical Information Manual 1932
Aachen Merzbrück, Germany, aerial picture
Aerial picture from the Aeronautical Information Manual 1928/1932

During World War II

Usage until 1945

Luftwaffe airfield.

Overview

Map with Merzbrück airfield, 1951
Aachen airfield on a britsh / US map from 1951 (Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)

During the Cold War

Usage during the Cold War

Belgian army aviation and general aviation.

Runways

Data for the year 1983:
  • 08/26: 520 m Grass
  • 13/31: 600 m Grass
Data for the year 1991:
  • 08/26: 520 m Asphalt

Units

Belgian Army 18th Sq / 18th Bat (Alouette, A109BA)

Today

Use today

General aviation.

Links

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