Atzenhof Airfield & Monteith Barracks today

Fürth, Germany

Fürth: Army Airfield AAF

Nürnberg-Fürth Airport, Atzenhof, Monteith Barracks Army Heliport Furth

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CoordinatesN492949 E0105728 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Map with location of Fürth Army Airfield AAF
Germany during the Cold War
The history of the Cold War airfields: Fürth Atzenhof / Monteith Barracks
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Aerial pictures from approx. 2017
Former airfield on an aerial picture 2017
The former airfield on an aerial picture, in approx. 2017
Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung, Lizenz: CC BY
Northern part
Northern part
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Two hangars and air traffic control building, Fürth Atzenhof airfield, Germany
Two hangars with the air traffic control building in between
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Hangars at Atzenhof
Two more hangars
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Southeastern corner
Southeastern corner
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Southern hangar, now indoor riding arena
Southern hangar, now indoor riding arena - The former runway has been renaturalized, on the strip there is a solar system (upper edge of the picture)
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Former runway (and taxiways, Fürth Atzenhof airfield, Germany
Former runway (top) and taxiways (bottom)
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The following pictures were taken in April 2018. The numbers on the aerial photo indicate the object or the photo position (own numbering).
Objects and photo positions
Objects and photo positions
Gate Monteith Barracks
Building 293 near the former gate (position 1) - Today Charles-Lindbergh-Straße / Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße, looking southwest
Buildungs (position 2) - Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße, looking northwest
Buildungs (position 3) - Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße, looking southhwest
Monteith Barracks, Furth, Germany
Gate (position 4) - Charles-Lindbergh-Straße, looking north-northeast
Hangar at Atzenhof airfield
Hangar (object 5) - Today Flugplatzstraße
Flugplatzstraße, looking north
Aircraft hangar
Flight control, Fürth Atzenhof airfield
Flight control (object 6)
DISCOM HQ, Monteith Barracks Fürth, Germany
Looking east
Air traffic control building
Control tower, Fürth, Germany
Flight management
Rear side, seen from Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße
Hangar (object 7) - Flugplatzstraße, looking north
Fürth Atzenhof aerodrome, Germany: Aircraft hangar
Plane hangar at Atzenhof airfield
Furth Army Airfield: Aircraft hangar
Flugplatzstraße / Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße, looking southeast
Converted hangar
Converted hangar (object 8) - Flugplatzstraße, near Hermann-Köhl-Straße, looking north
Hangar, northern part (object 9) - Flugplatzstraße, between Hermann-Köhl-Straße and Käthe-Brand-Straße
Aircraft maintenance
Front - Flugplatzstraße
Junkers hangar, Furth, Germany
Southern side - Käthe-Brand-Straße
Bavarian flight station
Flugplatzstraße, looking northeast
Maintenance hangar, Furth, Germany
Hangar in the south (object 10), today indoor riding arena - Flugplatzstraße
indoor riding arena
A horse is looking out of the window
Aircraft maintenance, Fürth
Looking southeast
Disaster relief center Bavarian Red Cross
Disaster relief center of the Bavarian Red Cross (object 11)
Sunset - Flugplatzstraße, looking West
Former US building 272, Monteith Barracks Fürth, Germany
Former US building 272 (object 12)
Looking north
What was the purpose of these buildings?
Fence, Monteith Barracks
The area was specially fenced and illuminated
Typical lighting at military objects
Flugplatzstraße, looking east-northeast
Buildings, Fürth Barracks
Fenced area
In the background is the area of the former runway. Today there is a solar plant.
Fence Monteith Barracks, Fürth Atzenhof
Fence at the western end (position 13) - Looking southeast
Concreted area
Concrete surfaces inside the fence
Taxiway Fürth Army Airfield
Flugplatzstraße, looking east
Concrete areas south of Flugplatzstraße
Ramp area, Furth AAF
Concrete areas
BRK and maintenance building
Concrete path



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


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