Detmold: Airfield

Hobart Barracks

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CoordinatesN515627 E0085417 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 636 ft
Location indicatorEDUD (196x-199x), ETUD (199x), EDLJ
Map with location of Detmold Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map

Location of airfield

Northeastern corner of Detmold.

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airbase (Fliegerhorst).

Situation

Detmold Air Base in World War II on map from 194x
Detmold Air Base in World War II on a US map from 194x (Source: McMaster University Library Digital Archive, Lizenz: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA)

Overview

Former Detmold Air Base on a US map from 1954
Former Detmold Air Base on a US map from 1954 (Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)

During the Cold War

Usage

BAOR / Army Air Corps airfield.

1970s

Radio communication

Approach Control: 255.1, 257.8, 122.1
Tower: 251.6, 257.8, 121.7, 121.1
UHF direction finder via Approach Control: 255.1, 257.8, 251.6

Telephone

05231 / 28086, Extension 319.

Airspace and procedures

Prior Permission Required (PPR) except for BAOR aircraft.
Operated Monday to Friday 0700-1600Z.
Glider flying from 1600Z until sunset and on weekends from sunrise to sunset.
Traffic pattern for aircraft and helicopter in 700 ft QFE.
Aircrafts shall avoid overflying of Detmold town and barracks.
Helipad located 210 ft east of threshold runway 27 and 150 ft south of main runway. All landings and take-offs are to be made from this position.

1980s and early 1990s

Runways

  • 09/27: 361m x 18m Asphalt

Lights

Beacon with ident "DL".

Radio communication

Tower: 122.75, 278.1, 369.625 (Advisory only).
UHF direction finder via Tower: 278.1, 255.1 (limited facility, not available Fridays after 1000Z).
Glider operations: 130.4

Telephone

05231/29284
later: 05231 / 747 - 319/309.

Airspace and procedures

Strictly Prior Permission Required (PPR) except for BAOR aircraft.
Operated Monday to Friday 0700-1600Z, other times by arrangement with 1 h notification.
Glider flying on weekends and holidays.
Aircrafts shall avoid overflying of Detmold town and barracks below 1500 ft.
Helicopter approaches and departures are to be made from/to south or east.

Units

654 Sq , 659 Sq, 669 Sq (4 Rgt) Gazelle AH 1, Lynx AH 1/AH 7.

Images

Overview
Hobart Barracks and Detmold airfield, Germany
Hobart Barracks and airfield (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Hobart barracks and airfield
Northwestern part of Hobart barracks
Northwestern part of the barracks (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Northern part, hangars and ramp
Northern part, hangars and ramp (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Western part of Detmold AAC Airfield
Western part (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Ramp and runway
Ramp and runway (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Southern part of the airfield with runways
Southern part with runways (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Enlargement: Airfield
Hangars at Detmold, Germany
Hangars - There is a helicopter slightly below the center of the picture. (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Detmold Airfield: Ramp with AAC helicopters
Ramp with helicopters (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
BAOR ammunition dump, Detmold, Germany
Ammunition dump (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))
Detmold runway 09/27 and grass runway
Paved runway 09/27 and grass runway (Source: Land NRW (2018) Datenlizenz Deutschland - Namensnennung - Version 2.0 (www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0))

Today

Use today

General aviation.

Airfields in the vicinity

Categories

Military Airfields GermanyMilitary Airfields in former West GermanyAirfields of the British Army AAC in Germany
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