Bückeburg: Airbase

RAF Bückeburg

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N521642 E0090456 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 230 ft
Location Indicator: DEBU (195x), EDCB (196x-1995), ETHB (1995-)

Location

Germany during the Cold War
Map

During the Cold War

Usage

Royal Air Force airfield until 1954, thereafter German Army aviation.

In the 1940s

Usage

Royal Air Force air base.

Runways

  • 085/265: 1372 m

Radio communication

  • Bückeburg Tower 6440, 117.9
  • Bückeburg Homer 3255, 116.1

In the 1950s

Situation

RAF Bückeburg on a map from 1956

Early 1960s

Runways

  • 08/26: 1832 m (6010 ft) x 45 m (148 ft)

Radio communication

  • Hannover Approach Control 380.7, 118.05
  • Bückeburg Tower 303.4, 257.8, 117.9

Late 1960s

Situation

Bückeburg 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/)

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 368 "BY", am Platz

Radio communication

  • Hannover Approach Control 380.7, 118.05
  • Bückeburg GCA 267.4, 270.4, 142.8, 143.7, 344.0, 385.4, 123.3
  • Bückeburg Tower 303.4, 257.8, 304.5, 268.6, 122.1, 147.6, 34.6

In the 1980s

Overview

Bückeburg Army in 1984

Runways

  • 08/26: 1832 m x 45 m Asphalt

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 368 "BYC", am Platz

Radar

ASR, PAR

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