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Fürth: Army Airfield AAF

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

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KoordinatenN492949 E0105728 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
The history of the Cold War airfields: Fürth
by Bert Kondruss
Contents
Page 1: From the beginnings to the 1990s
Page 2: The former Fürth airfield today ← you are here

Today

Usage

Closed.

Overview

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 www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)
Northern part
Northern part (Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)
Two hangars and air traffic control building, Fürth Atzenhof airfield, Germany
Two hangars with the air traffic control building in between (Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)
Hangars at Atzenhof
Two more hangars (Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)
Southeastern corner
Southeastern corner (Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)
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) (Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)
Former runway (and taxiways, Fürth Atzenhof airfield, Germany
Former runway (top) and taxiways (bottom) (Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz: CC BY)

Images

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
Building
Buildungs (position 2) - Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße, looking northwest
Building
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
Hangar
Flugplatzstraße, looking north
Aircraft hangar
Flight control, Fürth Atzenhof airfield
Flight control (object 6)
DISCOM HQ
Looking east
Air traffic control building
Control tower, Fürth, Germany
Flight management
Rear side, seen from Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße
Hangar
Hangar (object 7) - Flugplatzstraße, looking north
Aircraft hangar
Plane hangar
Hangar
Aircraft hangar
Flugplatzstraße / Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße, looking southeast
Converted hangar
Converted hangar (object 8) - Flugplatzstraße, near Hermann-Köhl-Straße, looking north
Hangar
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
Sunset - Flugplatzstraße, looking West
Former US building 272
Former US building 272 (object 12)
Garage
Looking north
Object
What was the purpose of these buildings?
Fence
The area was specially fenced and illuminated
Lighting
Typical lighting at military objects
Installations
Flugplatzstraße, looking east-northeast
Buildings
Garages
Fenced area
In the background is the area of the former runway. Today there is a solar plant.
Fence
Fence at the western end (position 13) - Looking southeast
Concreted area
Concrete surfaces inside the fence
Taxiway
Flugplatzstraße, looking east
Taxiway
Concrete areas south of Flugplatzstraße
Ramp area
Concrete areas
BRK and maintenance building
Concrete path

Sources

Bibliography

  • Ries, Karl; Dierich, Wolfgang: "Fliegerhorste und Einsatzhäfen der Luftwaffe" Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1993 - Alliierte Planskizze
Contents
Page 1: From the beginnings to the 1990s
Page 2: The former Fürth airfield today ← you are here
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