Ingolstadt: Air Base

Ingolstadt / Manching

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CoordinatesN484252 E0113156 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 1202 ft
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Location indicatorEDSI (-1995), ETSI (1995-)
Map with location of Ingolstadt Air Base, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Ingolstadt / Manching

During World War II


Luftwaffe airbase.


Ingolstadt Air Base in World War II on a US map 1944
Ingolstadt Air Base in World War II on a US map from 1944
Source: McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA

During the Cold War


Ingolstadt / Manching aerodrome on a US map 1972
Ingolstadt Airfield 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


Ingolstadt Air Base, Germany, on a US satellite image 1977
Ingolstadt Air Base on a US satellite image from 07 July 1977 - The airfield is partly covered by clouds.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Map of Ingolstadt airfield 1984
Ingolstadt in 1984
Source: US DoD


Data for the year 1990:
  • 07R/25L: 2940 m x 60 m Concrete
  • 07L/25R: 2439 m x 30 m Concrete

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • TACAN: CH51 "IGL", at field
  • NDB: 345 "IGL", 253° 4.6NM to fld
  • ILS25L: 108.1 "MG"


ASR/PAR (1990)



Aerial image Ingolstadt / Manching Air Base, Germany 2018
Aerial image (2018)
Source: Datenquelle: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung, License: Creative Commons Namensnennung 3.0 Deutschland (CC BY 3.0 DE)



Airfields in the vicinity


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