Hoppstädten-Weiersbach Airfield

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Hoppstädten-Weiersbach Airfield
Flugplatz Hoppstädten-Weiersbach
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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Flugsportverein Hoppstädten-Weiersbach e.V.
Elevation AMSL 1,093 ft / 333 m
Coordinates 49°36′38″N 007°11′07″E / 49.61056°N 7.18528°E / 49.61056; 7.18528Coordinates: 49°36′38″N 007°11′07″E / 49.61056°N 7.18528°E / 49.61056; 7.18528
Website fsv-howei.de
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 2,198 670 Asphalt
06/24 3,281 1,000 Grass

Hoppstädten-Weiersbach Airfield is a general aviation airport in Hoppstädten-Weiersbach, Germany. It has two parallel runways in the 06/24 direction; one asphalt and one grass. Despite this, no left (L) or right (R) markings are used. During the cold war, it was known as Boehmer Army Airfield and was used by the US Army which had aircraft based there from 1956 till 1973 and used it as a maintenance facility thereafter. It was nicknamed Happy Valley. When the cold war came to an end the airport was handed over to the German government. It no longer has a military function today and the airfield is now operated by a flying club.

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