RAF Fassberg

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Coordinates: 52°54′42.9″N 10°11′3.0″E / 52.911917°N 10.184167°E / 52.911917; 10.184167

Royal Air Force Station Fassberg
Active ?? 1940s – January 1957
Country Germany
Allegiance UK: British Armed Forces
Branch Royal Air Force
Type Flying station
Part of RAF Second Tactical Air Force
Stationed near Fassberg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Nickname "Fassberg", "Fassey"
Royal Air Force Ensign Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg
March Royal Air Force March Past
Equipment de Havilland Mosquito,
de Havilland Vampire
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Gp Capt J E "Johnnie" Johnson (1951)

The former Royal Air Force Station Fassberg, or RAF Fassberg, was a Royal Air Force station (airbase) in Germany situated in the northern suburbs of Fassberg, Lower Saxony. The RAF disestablished the station and was closed down in January 1957, formally handed over from the 23 LAA RAF Regiment to the German Air Force.

It is now Faßberg Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Faßberg, IATA: FSB, ICAO: ETHS), and home to the German Army Aviation Corps "Army Aviation Transport Helicopter Regiment 10".

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