Aschaffenburg: Army Airfield AAF

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CoordinatesN495731 E0090739 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Location indicatorEDEC (1990)
Map with location of Aschaffenburg Army Airfield AAF, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Aschaffenburg Army Airfield

Location of airfield

Southwest of the city center, at the Main river banks.

During the Cold War


US Army airfield.


Aschaffenburg Army Airfield (AAF) on a map 1972
Aschaffenburg 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


Aschaffenburg airfield on a US map from 1955
Aschaffenburg airfield on a US map from 1955
Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
Aschaffenburg Army Airfield AAF, Germany, on a US satellite image 1977
Aschaffenburg Army Airfield AAF on a US satellite image from 03 July 1977
Source: U.S. Geological Survey


Data for the year 1990:
  • 04/22: 610 m x 20 m Asphalt

Radio communication



DSN 323-7xxx (1990)


The airfield had an area of 13 ha.

Additional information

In 1990, the following limitations applied: closed to fixed wing aircrafts; the airfield is not available for normal aviation use; overflight of the NATO site 2.4 nautical miles east-southeast prohibited.





Aerial image Aschaffenburg Army Airfield, Germany 2017
Aerial image (2017) - The location on the banks of the Main river is clearly visible.
Source: Datenquelle: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung, License: Creative Commons Namensnennung 3.0 Deutschland (CC BY 3.0 DE)


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