Augsburg: Haunstetten Airfield

Augsburg Army Airfield

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Stylingberatung Stuttgart
Coordinates: N481958 E0105404 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Elevation: 1615 ft
Location Indicator: DBAB (195x), EDMA (196x)

Location

Germany during the Cold War

During the 1920s/1930s

Location of airfield

"The airfield is located 2 km south of the city, east of the railway Augsburg Buchloe. The white poles of the fence are easily visible. The maneuvering area is T-shaped, with the cross bar in the north. In the center is a landing circle with a diameter of 25 m, with the inscription "A". The landing sign of not displayed permanently. Wind sock at the southeast corner of the hangar." /FHB 1928/

Overview

Map from 1930 - /FHB 1928/
Aerial picture of the airfield, looking northwest. - /FHB 1928/

Runways

Good sod on gravel.

Lights

"No permanent night lighting. On request to the administrator or the airfield police station, green, white and red landing lights, in line parallel to the wind direction. Landing has to be done from green over white to red, right of the line; the front of the hangar will be illuminated on request."

Installations

1 hangar 60 x 45 m, gate width 27,5 x 5 m. The hangar has a travelling cran with a maximum load of 1 t.
Workshops: The aircraft company located at the northern side of the field allows repairs of all kind. Eletrical power supply: 125, 220 and 380 Volts, 120/150 Amp. 3-phase current with 50 periods. Spare parts for several airplane and engine types in stock.
Fuel installation for 25 000 l of petrol and benzene. 3000 l available at any time.
First aid in case of an accident: To be done by the airfield police station. Emergency room at the aircraft factory. Nearest doctor in Augsburg (2 km away).
Rail connection: Head platform.
Transport: No shuttle service. Tram stop at field, taxis available at any time on call.

During the Cold War

Usage

US Army airfield, thereafter general aviation.

Runways

  • 03/21: 1000 m x 50 m Grass

Today

Usage

Closed.

Bibliography

  • /FHB 1928/:
    Reichsverkehrsministerium: "Flughandbuch für das Deutsche Reich" - Reichskartenstelle des Reichsamts für Landesaufnahme, Berlin 1928

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