Rotenburg (Wümme): Airfield


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CoordinatesN530742 E0092056 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 113 ft
Location indicatorEDCR, EDXQ
Map with location of Rotenburg (Wümme) Airfield, Germany
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Rotenburg (Wümme)

During World War II


Luftwaffe air base (Fliegerhorst).


Rotenburg (Wümme) Air Base, Germany, on a map 1943
Rotenburg (Wümme) Air Base in World War II on a US map from 1943
Source: McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA


Rotenburg (Wümme) Air Base, Germany, on a map from 1951
Rotenburg (Wümme) Air Base on a US map from 1951 - The map should show approximately the state of development during the Second World War.
Source: AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University

During the Cold War


German Army aviation.


Rotenburg (Wümme) barracks and airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1969
Rotenburg (Wümme) Lent-Kaserne barracks and army airfield on a US satellite image from 02 August 1969 - 1: airfield; 2: railway spur;
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Rotenburg Wümme airfield, Germany
Enlargement: Airfield
Source: U.S. Geological Survey


Data for the year 1990:
  • 08/26: 811 m x 30 m Asphalt
  • 02/20: 650 m x 100 m Grass



General aviation.



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