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FEL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FEL / ETSF
Airport Names:
  1. Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base
  2. Flugplatz FürstenfeldbruckAdvanced Landing Ground R-72
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 48°12'24"N by 11°15'59"E
Operator/Owner: Unified Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 1,703 feet (519 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL):

  • Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base", another name for FEL is "Flugplatz FürstenfeldbruckAdvanced Landing Ground R-72".
  • Fürstenfeldbruck became famous first as the main training base for the German Luftwaffe during World War II, then as the site of the Munich massacre of nine Israeli athletes and coaches and one German police officer at the 1972 Summer Olympics.
  • When the Allied Forces moved in to take possession of the field in late April, they found that Prisoners of War and townspeople had looted until they left a deserted installation.
  • The 36th FBW remained at Fürstenfeldbruck until 1952 when it was reassigned to Bitburg Air Base, west of the Rhine.
  • The furthest airport from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,958 miles (19,244 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL) is Augsburg Airport (AGB), which is located 22 miles (35 kilometers) NW of FEL.
  • During First Berlin Crisis, B-29-equipped 301st Bombardment Group was stationed at Fürstenfeldbruck for a short period in July/August 1948.
  • On 13 August 1948 the 36th Fighter Wing was assigned to Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base as an operational unit.

Map of Nearest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
121.56 miles (34.69 km) NWAugsburg Airport (AGB)Augsburg, Bavaria, GermanyView Augsburg Airport on a map Set AGB as destination Airport Get more information about Augsburg Airport
225.97 miles (41.80 km) ENEMunich Airport (MUC)Munich, Bavaria, GermanyView Munich Airport on a map Set MUC as destination Airport Get more information about Munich Airport
337.24 miles (59.92 km) NNEIngolstadt Manching Airport (IGS)Ingolstadt, GermanyView Ingolstadt Manching Airport on a map Set IGS as destination Airport Get more information about Ingolstadt Manching Airport
465.49 miles (105.39 km) SInnsbruck Airport (INN)Innsbruck, AustriaView Innsbruck Airport on a map Set INN as destination Airport Get more information about Innsbruck Airport
574.68 miles (120.19 km) NEStraubing Wallmuehle Airport (RBM)Straubing, Bavaria, GermanyView Straubing Wallmuehle Airport on a map Set RBM as destination Airport Get more information about Straubing Wallmuehle Airport
685.20 miles (137.12 km) ESESalzburg Airport (SZG)Salzburg, AustriaView Salzburg Airport on a map Set SZG as destination Airport Get more information about Salzburg Airport
789.25 miles (143.64 km) WSWFriedrichshafen Airport (FDH)Friedrichshafen, Bodensee, GermanyView Friedrichshafen Airport on a map Set FDH as destination Airport Get more information about Friedrichshafen Airport
889.67 miles (144.32 km) NNuremberg Airport (NUE)Nuremberg, GermanyView Nuremberg Airport on a map Set NUE as destination Airport Get more information about Nuremberg Airport
992.27 miles (148.49 km) SWHohenems-Dornbirn Airport (HOH)Hohenems, AustriaView Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport on a map Set HOH as destination Airport Get more information about Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport
1093.46 miles (150.41 km) WSWSt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (ACH)Altenrhein, SwitzerlandView St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport on a map Set ACH as destination Airport Get more information about St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport
1199.47 miles (160.07 km) WNWStuttgart Airport (STR)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Airport on a map Set STR as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Airport
12103.45 miles (166.48 km) WNWStuttgart Hauptbahnhof (ZWS)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof on a map Set ZWS as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
13115.77 miles (186.32 km) NNWGiebelstadt Airport (GHF)Giebelstadt, GermanyView Giebelstadt Airport on a map Set GHF as destination Airport Get more information about Giebelstadt Airport
14116.58 miles (187.62 km) NNWKitzingen Airport (KZG)Kitzingen, Bavaria, GermanyView Kitzingen Airport on a map Set KZG as destination Airport Get more information about Kitzingen Airport
15119.47 miles (192.27 km) SSECortina Airport (CDF)Cortina d'Ampezzo, ItalyView Cortina Airport on a map Set CDF as destination Airport Get more information about Cortina Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,957.98 miles (19,244.45 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,522.22 miles (18,543.17 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,502.64 miles (18,511.66 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
411,501.85 miles (18,510.39 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,501.64 miles (18,510.05 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
611,493.06 miles (18,496.23 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
711,492.86 miles (18,495.92 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
811,492.75 miles (18,495.74 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
911,481.02 miles (18,476.86 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,470.72 miles (18,460.28 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1111,460.16 miles (18,443.30 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1211,455.72 miles (18,436.14 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
1311,453.02 miles (18,431.80 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1411,445.30 miles (18,419.37 km) ERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1511,436.38 miles (18,405.02 km) SETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō