Bad Langensalza airfield
|Bad Langensalza airfield|
|Height above MSL||198 m (650 ft )|
|Distance from the city center||3 km northwest of Bad Langensalza|
|operator||Aviation club O: L: Bad Langensalza eV|
|09/27||800 m × 40 m grass|
The airfield Langensalza is a special airfield classified.
The airfield was built in 1927. As part of the armament of the Wehrmacht , it was expanded by the Air Force in 1937/38 and DFS 230 cargo ships were tested there . From 1940 to 1945 a dive bomber unit , night fighters of the type Ju 88 -G6 and larger training units were stationed here.
The following table shows the complete list of all active flying units (excluding school and supplementary units) of the Luftwaffe that were stationed there between 1937 and 1945.
|November 1938||April 1939||II./St.G. 163 (II. Group of Sturzkampfgeschwader 163)|
|May 1939||August 1939||III./St.G. 2|
|June 1940||July 1940||III./KG 28 ( III.Group of Kampfgeschwaders 28)|
|June 1940||July 1940||II./KG 76|
|March 1944||May 1944||I./NJG 2 (I. Group of Night Fighter Squadron 2)|
- Henry L. deZeng IV: Air Force Airfields 1935-45 Germany (1937 Borders) , accessed on August 29, 2014