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CoordinatesN522018 E0073230 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 129 ft
Location indicatorEDNP (-1995), ETNP (1995-2005)
Map with location of Hopsten Air Base
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Hopsten

During World War II


Fliegerhorst der Luftwaffe


Map with Hopsten Air Base in World War II 1943
Hopsten Air Base in World War II on a US map from 1943 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)

During the Cold War


German Airforce base.


Map with Hopsten Air Base 1972
Hopsten Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)


Map with runway and taxiways Hopsten airfield 1977
Hopsten 1977 - Source: GEMILFLIP 1977


Data for the year 1990:
  • 01/19: 2440 m x 30 m Beton

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • TACAN: CH27 "HOP", am Platz


ASR/PAR (1990)

Radio communication

Call sign: DHK 40


NDB approach to Hopsten airfield in 1966
NDB approach to Hopsten in 1966 (Source: USAF/USN FLIP).
NDB approach to Hopsten Air Base in 1968
In 1968, the NDB was no longer at the northern part of the field, instead it is on the extended centerline (Source: DoD FLIP 1968)


Jagdbombergeschwader 36 (JaboG 36) with F-4F (1990), Fluglehrzentrum F-4F (-2005)



Closed since end of 2005.


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