Bassenheim

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(DE) ( 50.21.35 N 07.25.10 E)

General: 13 km west of Koblenz and 2.5 km west of Bassenheim in the Rhineland-Palatinate. Feldflugplatz.

History: Dec 1939 to Feb 1945 in use.

Dimensions: 675m x 507m

Runway:Grass

Infrastructure: In 1940 there were no hangers, an underground ammunition store at the eastern corner and open aircraft shelters in the dispersal area around the airfield perimeter.

Operational Units: II./JG 2 (2 Nov 1939 – 20 Apr 1940) – based at Frankfurt-Rebstock with a detachment at Bassenheim.

References

    Fliegerhorst und Einsatzhafen der Luftwaffe - Ries & Dierich

    Germany, List of Air bases – correct to 21.11.41 (A.I.2b).

    Fliegerhortkommandaturen un Flugplätze der Deutschen Luftwaffe 1939- 45 - Mattiello/Streit.

    Holm - http://www.ww2.dk

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