Uetersen: Airfield

RAF Uetersen, Appen

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN533852 E0094214 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateSchleswig-Holstein
Location indicatorEDNU (1971), EDHE (198x-)
Map with location of Uetersen airfield
Germany during the Cold War Map

During World War II

Usage

Luftwaffe air base.

Situation

Uetersen Airfield, Germany, in World War II on a US map from 1943
Uetersen Airfield in World War II on a US map from 1943
(Source: McMaster University Library Digital Archive, Lizenz: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA)

During the Cold War

1945 - 1955: RAF Uetersen

Usage

Royal Air Force station.

Situation

RAF Uetersen airfield on a map from 1949
RAF Uetersen airfield on a map from 1949

Overview

Uetersen Airfield, Germany, on a US map from 1953
Uetersen Airfield on a US map from 1953
(Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)

Radio beacons

  • RACON: Channel EC, Code US

Radio communication

  • Tower 117.9
  • Homer (Direction Finder) 116.1

1956-19xx

Usage

German Air Force airfield.

Situation

Uetersen military airfield on a radio navigation chart 1959
Uetersen as military airfield on a radio navigation chart from 1959

Overview

Uetersen Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1969
Uetersen Airfield on a US satellite image from 02 August 1969
(Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Today

Usage

General aviation.

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