Rothwesten: Airfield

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Coordinates: N512320 E0093210 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps

Location

Federal State of Hessen (Hesse).
Today, Rothwesten is part of the Fuldatal municipality.

Location of airfield

The airfield was located about 1 km east-northeast of Rothwesten.

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe airbase.

Overview

Map from 1951 - (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)

During the Cold War

Usage

After World War II airfield of the US forces. Thereafter Bundeswehr barracks (Fritz-Erler-Kaserne).

Overview

The airfield on a US Air Force map from 1946. - The runway is made of Pierced Steel Planks (PSP)

Runways

  • 14/32: 5000 ft x 120 ft PSP (1946)

Today

Usage today

Closed, solar park.

Links

Airfields in the vicinity

Categories

Airfields in Hesse
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