Kaufbeuren: Air Base

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Coordinates: N475146 E0103654 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 2391 ft
Location Indicator: EDSK (1990)

Location

Federal State (Freestate) of Bayern (Bavaria).
Map with location of Kaufbeuren airfield
Germany during the Cold War
Map

Location of airfield

2 km SSW Kaufbeuren

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airbase.

Situation

Map with Kaufbeuren Air Base 1945
Kaufbeuren Air Base in World War II on a US map from 1945 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)

During the Cold War

Usage

Luftwaffe airfield.

In the 1950s

Overview

Map of Kaufbeuren airfield 1957
Kaufbeuren airfield in 1957

In the 1960s

Situation

Map with Kaufbeuren airfield from 1963
Map with Kaufbeuren airfield from 1963

In the 1970s

Radio beacons

  • NDB: 436 "KUF", at field

Radar

ASR/PAR (1971)

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Situation

Map with Kaufbeuren Air Base 1981
Kaufbeuren Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1981 - (ONC F-2 (1981), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)

Overview

Map of Kaufbeuren Airfield 1984
Map 1984

Runways

  • 02/20: 1833 m x 30 m Concrete

Today

Usage

Reserve airfield; German Air Force technical school.

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