Pirmasens: US Army Airfield AAF


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CoordinatesN491324 E0073647 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 1362 ft
Federal stateRheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate)
Location indicatorEDIV
Map with location of Pirmasens US Army Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Pirmasens

Location of airfield

2,5 km north-northeast of Pirmasens.

During the Cold War

In the 1970s


Pirmasens Army Airfield AAF on a US map 1972
Pirmasens 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

In the 1980s and early 1990s


Data for the year 1990:
  • 01/19: 675 m x 18 m Asphalt


1990: 22nd Avn Det (7th USAR) (10 UH-1H)





Source: Datenquelle: © GeoBasis-DE / LVermGeoRP (2019), http://www.lvermgeo.rlp.de, Datenlizenz Deutschland – Namensnennung – Version 2.0 https://www.govdata.de/dl-de/by-2-0. Es gelten folgende Regelungen zu Gewährleistung und Haftung: https://lvermgeo.rlp.de/de/geodaten/opendata/gewaehrleistung-haftung/
Aerial image of Pirmasens Husterhöhe Airfield, Germany
Aerial image - Parts of the runway are preserved - between the red lines; 1, 2: former aircraft or helicopter hangars
Northern end of the former runway
Northern end of the former runway
Former ramp and preserved hangars, Pirmasens
Former ramp and preserved hangars
Southern end of the former runway
Southern end of the former runway



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