Denmark: Air Bases and Military Airfields

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Cold War Airfields, by Bert Kondruss

8 entries
Aalborg: Air Base
Avnø: Airfield
Copenhagen: Seaplane Base
Karup: Air Base
Skrydstrup: Air Base
Tirstrup: Air Base
Værløse: Air Base
Vandel: Air Base

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Aalborg: Air Base

Flyvestation Aalborg, Aalborg Lufthavn

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N570542 E0095118 (WGS84)
Elevation: 10 ft
Location Indicator: EKYT
Operator: RDAF

Use during the Cold War

Royal Danish Air Force (Flyvevåbnet) base.

In the 1950s:

Radio Beacons

  • NDB: 325 "OZJ", 268°/1.4 NM to field

Radar

GCA

Communication

  • Tower 3023.5, 118.3, 120.7, 117.9 (mil)

In the 1960s:

Runways

  • 09L/27R: 2650 m x 80 m
  • 09R/27L: 2350 m x 23 m
  • 04/22: 1400 m x 80 m
  • 15/33: 1800 m x 80 m

Radio Beacons

  • NDB: 331 "AAL", 266°/4.2 NM to field
  • VOR: 116.7 "AAL", 266°/4.0 NM to field
  • TACAN: CH 18 "AAL", 266°/4.0 NM to field

Radar

ASR, PAR

Radio Communication

  • GCA 120.7, 247.8, 119.9, 262.1, 385.4, 344.0, 140.58, 116.1
  • Tower 362.3, 120.7, 118.3, 293.0, 287.8, 257.8, 117.9

In the 1980s:

Runways

  • 09L/27R: 2650 m Asphalt/Concrete

Radio Beacons

  • L: 398 "GL"
  • VORDME: 116.7 "AAL"
  • TACAN: CH 114 "AAL"
  • ILS 27: 109.9 "YT"

Radio Communication

  • Approach 250.3, 120.7, 362.3
  • GCA 225.4, 119.9, 122.6, 270.1
  • Tower 285.3, 118.3, 257.8, 122.1

Avnø: Airfield

Flyvestation Avnø, Avno

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N550503 E0114547 (WGS84)
Elevation: 12 ft
Location Indicator: EKAV
Operator: RDAF

In the 1960s:

Radio Communication

  • Tower 362.3, 122.1, 104.4

Today:

Use

Closed, used as center for nature.

Copenhagen: Seaplane Base

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N554100 E0123800 ca. (WGS84)
Operator: RDNY

Location of airfield

In Koge Bay east of the city.

Use during the Cold War

Royal Danish Navy seaplane base.

Current Use

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity

Karup: Air Base

Flyvestation Karup, Karup Lufthavn

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N561750 E0090602 (WGS84)
Elevation: 166 ft
Location Indicator: EKKA
Operator: RDAF

Use until 1945

Grove Luftwaffe air base.

In the 1950s:

Radar

GCA

Radio Communication

  • Approach 106.38
  • Tower 117.0

In the 1960s:

Runways

  • 09L/27R: 3048 m x 23 m
  • 09R/27L: 2933 m x 46 m
  • 04/22: 1045 m x 80 m
  • 14/32: 1030 m x 80 m

Radio Beacons

  • TACAN: CH 37 "KAR", 094°/3.5 NM to field

Radar

ASR, PAR

Radio Communication

  • Approach 362.3, 247.2
  • GCA 385.4, 344.0, 140.58, 292.5, 240.2
  • Tower 257.8, 379.0, 117.9

In the 1980s:

Runways

  • 09L/27R: 3050 m Concrete
  • 09R/27L: 2933 m Concrete
  • 04/22: 1045 m Asphalt

Radio Beacons

  • TACAN: CH 37 "KAR"
  • ILS 27: 108.3 "KR"

Radio Communication

  • Approach 355.2, 362.3, 124.5
  • GCA 119.9, 236.1, 260.1, 344.0, 385.4, 122.2
  • Tower 122.1, 257.8, 340.2

Today:

Use

Air base, regional airport.

Installations

Additional runway about 2 km northwest of the actual airfield.

Skrydstrup: Air Base

Flyvestation Skrydstrup, Vojens Lufthavn, Fliegerhorst Hadersleben

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N551315 E0091602 (WGS84)
Location Indicator: EKSP
Operator: RDAF

Use until 1945

Luftwaffe air base.

Use during the Cold War

Royal Danish Air Force (Flyvevåbnet) base.

In the 1950s:

Communication

  • Approach 109.08
  • Tower 105.84
  • Homer 109.08

In the 1960s:

Radio Beacons

  • VOR: 115.4 "SKP", at field
  • TACAN: CH 39 "SKP", at field

Radio Communication

  • Approach 362.3, 305.5, 122.2
  • Radar 140.58, 251.1, 261.8, 385.4, 344.0, 116.1
  • Tower 320.1, 257.8, 122.2, 117.9

In the 1980s:

Runways

  • 11L/29R: 3030 m Asphalt

Radio Beacons

  • VORTAC: 110.4/CH 41 "SKR"

Radar

ASR, PAR

Radio Communication

  • Approach 236.5, 362.3, 122.2
  • GCA 377.0, 119.9, 260.0
  • Tower 122.1, 257.8, 310.1

Today:

Use

Air base, regional airport.

Airfields in the vicinity

  • 179°/39km Kruså-Padborg: Airfield (Flyveplads)

Tirstrup: Air Base

Flughafen Aarhus, Tirstrup Lufthavn

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N561812 E0103709 (WGS84)
Elevation: 81 ft
Location Indicator: EKAH
Operator: RDAF

Use until 1945

Luftwaffe air base.

In the 1960s:

Runways

  • 10R/28L: 2743 m x 46 m
  • 10L/28R: 2569 m x 23 m northern taxiway
  • 15/33: 1128 m x 76 m Grass

Radio Beacons

  • NDB: 391 "OZD"

Radio Communication

  • Approach 362.3, 238.1, 122.3
  • Radar 262.8, 322.8, 385.4, 362.3, 344.0, 140.58
  • Tower 288.2, 257.8, 117.9

In the 1980s:

Runways

  • 10L/28R: 2569 m Concrete
  • 10R/28L: 2708 m Concrete/Asphalt

Radio Beacons

  • L: 391 "TU"
  • TACAN: CH 91 "TIR"
  • ILS 28: 111.1 "TR"

Radio Communication

  • Approach 122.3, 285.2, 362.3
  • GCA 123.3, 310.3
  • Tower 286.7, 122.1, 257.8

Today:

Use

Regional airport.

Værløse: Air Base

Flyvestation Værløse, Vaerlose

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N554609 E0121929 (WGS84)
Elevation: 58 ft
Location Indicator: EKVL
Operator: RDAF

Use until 1945

Air base.

In the 1950s:

Radio Communication

  • Approach 109.08
  • Tower 117.0
  • Homer 107.64

In the 1960s:

Runways

  • 10/28: 2469 m x 46 m

Radio Beacons

  • NDB: 398 "VS", 101°/6.4 NM to field
  • TACAN: CH 87 "VLL", 101°/6.9 NM to field

Radio Communication

  • Approach 362.3, 240.8
  • Radar 140.58, 246.2, 261.8, 385.4, 344.0
  • Tower 257.8, 237.2, 119.1, 117.9

In the 1980s:

Runways

  • 10/28: 2469 m x Concrete

Radio Beacons

  • NDB: 398 "VS"
  • TACAN: CH 87 "VLL"

Radar

ASR, PAR

Radio Communication

  • Approach 260.2, 362.3, 122.2
  • GCA 290.4, 310.4, 344.0, 385.4, 123.3, 122.1
  • Tower 122.1, 235.8, 257.8, 122.2

Today:

Use

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity

  • 116°/22km Copenhagen: Seaplane Base
  • 211°/24km Roskilde: Airfield
  • 130°/26km Kopenhagen: Kastrup Airport
  • 060°/39km Landskrona: Airfield

Vandel: Air Base

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N554153 E0091144 (WGS84)
Elevation: 241 ft
Location Indicator: EKVA
Operator: RDAF

In the 1960s:

Radio Communication

  • Approach 362.3, 296.3, 122.2, 119.9
  • Radar 344.0, 119.9, 385.4, 316.2, 301.9, 140.58
  • Tower 257.8, 237.2, 122.2, 117.9

Airspace and Procedures

The airfield is activated by NOTAM.

In the 1980s:

Runways

  • 09L/27R: 2450 m Concrete

Radar

ASR, PAR

Radio Communication

  • Approach 119.25, 296.7, 257.8
  • GCA 123.3, 122.1, 311.3, 295.4, 344.0, 385.4
  • Tower 122.2, 240.2, 257.8

Telephone

(05) 88-52-00

Installations

Was there an emergency runway about 1.7 km south of the airfield? Was an emergency runway beginning at the eastern end of the main runway, leading to the east-southeast?

Airfields in the vicinity

  • 334°/5km Billund

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