Ansbach: Army Airfield / Heliport

Katterbach Kaserne

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Coordinates: N491829 E0103820 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 1532 ft
Location Indicator: EDEB (-1995), ETEB (1995)

Location

Federal State (Freestate) of Bayern (Bavaria).
Germany during the Cold War

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe air base.

Situation

Ansbach Army Airfield / Heliport in World War II on a US map from 1944 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)

During the Cold War

Usage

US Army airfield.

Situation

Ansbach Army Airfield 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/)

Overview

Ansbach airfield on a US map from 1953 - (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)
Ansbach heliport in 1984

Runways

Data for the year 1971:
  • 08/26: 698 m x 20 m

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • NDB: 452 "ANS", am Platz

Units

Today

Usage

US Army Heliport.

Bibliography

  • Ries, Karl; Dierich, Wolfgang: "Fliegerhorste und Einsatzhäfen der Luftwaffe" Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1993 - Alliierte Planskizze

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