Jever Air Base
|Jever Air Base|
Fliegerhorst Jever in 1986
|Controlled by||German Air Force|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Elevation AMSL||24 ft / 7 m|
The airfield was originally opened in 1936 for the Luftwaffe. It was seized during World War II by the British Army in April 1945 and taken over by the Royal Air Force. It was designated as Advanced Landing Ground B-117 Jever.
- 1952: 20 Squadron with de Havilland Vampire
- 1952–1953: 112 Squadron with Vampire FB.5
- 1952–1961: 4 Squadron & 93 Squadron with Vampire FB.5 (replaced with FB.9), later Canadair Sabre F.4, later Hawker Hunter F.4 (replaced with F.6)
- 1955–1957: 98 Squadron & 118 Squadron with Hunter F.4
- 1957–1961: 2 Squadron with Supermarine Swift FR.5
- Military Airfield Directory Jever Airbase
- Johnson, David C. (1988), U.S. Army Air Forces Continental Airfields (ETO), D-Day to V-E Day; Research Division, USAF Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.