Leck Air Base

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Leck Air Base
Airport type Public
Operator Unknown
Serves Leck, Germany
Location Leck
Elevation AMSL 15 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 54°47′35″N 008°56′54″E / 54.79306°N 8.94833°E / 54.79306; 8.94833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7,980 2,432 Asphalt

Leck Air Base is located in Leck, Germany. It was closed as a military airport but it remains open to public use. It was an important base during the Cold War because it served as an overflow to nearby bases. At Leck, ground and support crews from the United States and West Germany exchanged duties, learning how to perform aircraft maintenance and operational support tasks.