Nieder Mendig

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(DE) (50.21.45 N 07.18.30 E)

General: Einsatzhafen. 20 km west of Koblenz.

History: 1936-7 – airfield originally laid out (?).

06 Jan 1945 – to be developed for use by elements of a Jagdgeschwader.[1]

23 Feb 1945 – the airfield was one of the exceptions to the OKL order to immediately destroy all airfields to the west of the Rhine. However, the airfield was to be prepared for destruction at short notice. [2]

Dimensions: 1650m x 1230m

Runway: Grass

Infrastructure: Perimeter track. Barrack huts to the north and west.

References

  1. Ultra T.421/113
  2. Ultra T.474/14

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

Fliegerhorst und Einsatzhafen der Luftwaffe - Ries & Dierich

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