Denmark: Air Bases and Military Airfields

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

Military airfields in Denmark (8)
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!
CoordinatesN570542 E0095118 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 10 ft
Location indicatorEKYT
OperatorRDAF

Usage 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!
CoordinatesN550503 E0114547 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 12 ft
Location indicatorEKAV
OperatorRDAF

In the 1960s

Radio communication

  • Tower 362.3, 122.1, 104.4

Today

Usage

Closed, used as center for nature.

Copenhagen: Seaplane Base

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CoordinatesN554100 E0123800 ca. (WGS84) Google Maps
OperatorRDNY

Location of airfield

In Koge Bay east of the city.

Usage during the Cold War

Royal Danish Navy seaplane base.

Current usage

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity

Karup: Air Base

Flyvestation Karup, Karup Lufthavn

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN561750 E0090602 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 166 ft
Location indicatorEKKA
OperatorRDAF

Usage 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

Usage

Air base, regional airport.

Installations

Additional runway about 2 km northwest of the actual airfield.

Skrydstrup: Air Base

Flyvestation Skrydstrup, Vojens Lufthavn, Fliegerhorst Hadersleben

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CoordinatesN551315 E0091602 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorEKSP
OperatorRDAF

Usage until 1945

Luftwaffe air base.

Usage 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

Usage

Air base, regional airport.

Tirstrup: Air Base

Flughafen Aarhus, Tirstrup Lufthavn

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN561812 E0103709 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 81 ft
Location indicatorEKAH
OperatorRDAF

Usage 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

Usage

Regional airport.

Værløse: Air Base

Flyvestation Værløse, Vaerlose

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN554609 E0121929 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 58 ft
Location indicatorEKVL
OperatorRDAF

Usage 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

Usage

Closed.

Airfields in the vicinity

Vandel: Air Base

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CoordinatesN554153 E0091144 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 241 ft
Location indicatorEKVA
OperatorRDAF

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?

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