Military Airfield Directory

Cold War Airfields

Explore historical airfields.

Between 1945 and 1990, there were more than 2000 small and large airfields and helipads in Germany alone, most of which have disappeared today. has made it its task of documenting these aerodromes. A mammoth project that is still a long way from being completed. Although it is rather a continuous process, a lot of material has been gathered since the start of in 2000 and can be accessed here - also on related topics. And not only for Germany, but also for other European countries.



* German Language only


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Radio beacons

Information about historical radio beacons in Europe

Historical approach charts

Soviet IFF systems

Directory of East German field manuals

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Baden-Baden: Oos Airfield - Satellite images from 1979
Wittenberg: Airfield - Satellite images from 1965 and 1975
Alteno: Airfield - Satellite images 1979 from the aircraft arresting gear test
Kreuzbruch: Airfield - Aerial images 1953
Crailsheim: Army Airfield AAF - Aerial images 1968
Crailsheim: McKee Barracks Army Heliport AHP - Aerial images 1968
Neu-Ulm: Ulm Army Airfield - Aerial images 1968
Klein Kreutz: Airfield - Satellite images from 1979
RAF Tangmere - Satellite images 1973
Wittenberg: Airfield - Sat images 1972, 1973
Fulda: Army Airfield AAF - Sat images 1973