Rebstock airport on a map from 1928
Frankfurt Rebstock on a map in the aeronautical publication from 1928
Aerial picture (ca. 1928)
Airfield characteristics at daytime
In the south, west and north railway dams, in the east forest with a 250 m wide path. Landing sign is constantly deployed, smoking stove in the middle of the moving area, windsock on the administrative building.
Airfield characteristics at night
No permanent night lighting. On request at police station, landing lights from green, white and red fires in line parallel to the wind direction. Land from green over white to red, to the right of the row. In the north-west of the movement area a farmstead, in the south administrative building, in the west water tower with lightning arrester, temporarily unlit.
Runways, taxiways, aprons
Terrain: good sod on clay soil; no wet spots. Shortest rolling distance: in north-south direction 730 m.
Callsign: ddf. Airborne radio and direction finding station for messages and direction-finding traffic. Call wave 333 kHz (900 m), radio and cable station.
Aircraft hangar I: 61 x 22 m, gate opening 40 x 6 m, a running load of 0.5 t load capacity.
Hall I: workshops and storerooms. Halls IIa and IIb: Storage spaces for small aircraft.
Aircraft hangar III: 70 x 30 m, gate opening 50 x 8 m, two trolleys each with a load capacity of 1.5 t.
In Halls II and III: Machines and tools for repairs of any kind. Autogenous welding system. Single-phase alternating current 220 Volt. Spare parts for all aircrafts of the Deutsche Luft Hansa in stock.
For 45,000 l, of which 25,000 l is standard fuel of the Deutsche Luft Hansa. Electric tank truck with 1,700 l capacity. Special oil tank.
First aid in the case of accidents
Provided by police. Medical room and operations facility. Nearest doctor in Rödelheim (1 km distance).
Customs, post office, passport:
Postal service with telephone and customs clearance available. Passport inspection by police watch.
Accommodation of passengers
In the city. Restaurant in the airport building.
Shuttle service during scheduled take-offs and landings. Taxi cabs on call.
Flight training at the Frankfurt Rebstock airport (1917-1925) - (Source: /ETH/)
Aerial view of Frankfurt/Main with Rebstock airport and Reichsautobahn (1935) - (Source: /ETH/)
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