Heilbronn: Army Airfield AAF

Fort Camp Redleg, Waldheide

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N490748 E0091624 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Elevation: 1054 ft
Location Indicator: EDIF

Location

Germany during the Cold War

Location of airfield

4 km east of Heilbronn city center.

During World War II

Usage

Emergency landing field

During the Cold War

Usage

US Army airfield, later only heliport for the Pershing missile site at this location

Overview

In 1981, the former Army Airfield is only a heliport (AHP = Army Heliport)

Runways

Data for the year 1971:
  • 18/36: 671 m x 23 m

Today

Usage

Closed. Installation completely removed, except for a hangar and small memorial for the victims of the Pershing missile incident in 1985.

Airfields in the vicinity

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