Holzdorf Air Base

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Holzdorf Air Base

Fliegerhorst Holzdorf
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorGerman Air Force (Luftwaffe)
LocationHolzdorf / Schönewalde
Elevation AMSL81 m / 265 ft
Coordinates51°46.0722′N 013°10.0557′E / 51.7678700°N 13.1675950°E / 51.7678700; 13.1675950 (Holzdorf Air Base)
Holzdorf is located in Germany
Location of Holzdorf Air Base in Germany
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,419 7,936 Concrete/Asphalt
Source: Military AIP Germany,[1] DAFIF[2]

Holzdorf Air Base (German: Fliegerhorst Holzdorf) (ICAO: ETSH) is a military airfield operated by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). It is located 1.8 nautical miles (3 km; 2 mi) east of Holzdorf,[1] a subdivision of the municipality of Jessen in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is also known as Schönewalde/Holzdorf Air Base, as most of the base is situated east of the Saxony-Anhalt/Brandenburg border, in the city of Schönewalde.[3] The air base is home to the air forces's Helicopter Wing 64 and Support Squadron 1 of the German Army Aviation Corps. The latter unit will be dissolved following the reorganisation/reduction of the German Armed Forces announced in October 2011.[4]


The airport is at an elevation of 265 feet (81 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with a concrete/asphalt surface measuring 2,419 by 30 metres (7,936 ft × 98 ft).[1]


  1. ^ a b c "ETSH - HOLZDORF" (PDF). Militärisches Luftfahrthandbuch Deutschland (Military Aeronautical Information Publication Germany). 24 Sep 2009.
  2. ^ Airport information for ETSH from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ "Hybrid map/satellite image showing Holzdorf, air base, and Saxony-Anhalt / Brandenburg border". Google Maps. Retrieved 26 Feb 2010.
  4. ^ Quoted from Federal Ministry of Defence (26 October 2011), Neues Stationierungskonzept der Bundeswehr, retrieved 17 November 2012, PDF-file "Stationing of the Bundeswehr in Germany", p. 67

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