Schweinfurt: Army Airfield

Conn Barracks, Schweinfurt AAF

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN500256 E0101011 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 787 ft
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Location indicatorEDOA (-1995), ETOA (1995-)
Map with location of Schweinfurt Army Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War
The history of the Cold War airfields: Schweinfurt

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe air base (Fliegerhorst).

During the Cold War

Usage

US Army airfield and heliport.

In the 1960s

Overview

Schweinfurt Army Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1966
Schweinfurt Army Airfield on a US satellite image from 13 August 1966
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

In the 1970s

Situation

Schweinfurt Army Airfield on a US map 1972
Schweinfurt Army Airfield (AAF) on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972
Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin

Overview

The airfield on Sunday 08 August 1976
The airfield on Sunday 08 August 1976 - The field is partly covered by clouds.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Runways

Data for the year 1971:
  • 09/27: 671 m x 22 m Asphalt
  • 17/35: 427 m x 30 m Grass

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Runways

Data for the year 1990:
  • 09/27: 671 m x 22 m Asphalt
Closed to fixed-wing aircrafts.

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • NDB: 363 "SCF", at field

Today

Usage

Closed.

Overview

Source: Datenquelle: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung www.geodaten.bayern.de, License: Creative Commons Namensnennung 3.0 Deutschland (CC BY 3.0 DE)
Aerial picture Conn Barracks, Schweinfurt, Germany 2017
Aerial picture (2017)
Patton Drive, Franklin Drive, Grant Drive, Jeb Stuart Street, Sheridan Drive, Roosevelt Road
Northern part - Patton Drive, Franklin Drive, Grant Drive, Jeb Stuart Street, Sheridan Drive, Roosevelt Road
Conn Barracks: Kennedy Drive, Mc Clellan Avenue
Western part - At the bottom, the rifle range is visible. Harmon Boulevard, Kennedy Drive, Mc Clellan Avenue
Schweinfurt, Germany: Patton Drive, Churchill Road, Custer Road,
Central part - The structure of the old Fliegerhorst with the hangars is still visible. Patton Drive, Churchill Road, Custer Road,
Schweinfurt Army Airfield runway
Runway 09/27, taxiway to the north-northeast and helicopter parking area.
Training site
Training site
Hawk tac site Geldersheim
The lower half of the picture shows the former Hawk anti-aircraft missile site (Tac site Geldersheim)

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