Stuttgart Airport / Echterdingen Army Airfield

Historical approach charts

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN484123 E0091320 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBaden-Württemberg
Location indicatorDDSG (195x), EDDS (civ), EDAT (USAF), EDOC (US Army), ETOC
OperatorUS Air Force (USAF), US Army, ziviler Flughafen
Map with location of Stuttgart Airport / Echterdingen Army Airfield, Germany

In the 1950s

Range approach chart Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport / Army Airfield (DDSG, EDDS, EDOC), Germany 1951
Range approach "Echterdingen Airport" (March 1951) - South of the approach course is the range beacon "DSG", northwest of it on the approach course the non-directional beacon "DSG". (Source: US DoD / USAF)
Aerodrome chart chart Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport / Army Airfield (DDSG, EDDS, EDOC), Germany 195
Aerodrome chart (March 1951) - The runway length is 1,427 m (4,682 feet) (Source: US DoD / USAF)
NDB approach chart Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport / Army Airfield (DDSG, EDDS, EDOC), Germany 1953
NDB approach "Echterdingen Air Base" (October 1953) - In approach direction there is now also a VOR. (Source: US DoD / USAF)
Aerodrome chart Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport / Army Airfield (DDSG, EDDS, EDOC), Germany 195
Aerodrome chart (October 1953) - Meanwhile, the runway length is 1,800 m (5,906 feet). North of it there is a grass runway that is 1,280 m (4,200 feet) long. (Source: US DoD / USAF)
ILS approach chart Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport / Army Airfield (DDSG, EDDS, EDOC), Germany 1954
ILS approach "Echterdingen Aerodrome" (May 1954) (Source: US DoD / USAF)
Aerodrome chart Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport / Army Airfield (DDSG, EDDS, EDOC), Germany 195
Aerodrome chart (May 1954) (Source: US DoD / USAF)

In the 1960s

NDB approach chart runway 26 Echterdingen Army Airfield, Germany 1960
NDB approach runway 26 (October 1960) - Besides a parallel grass runway, there is also a 440 m (1,443 feet) long cross-wind runway. (Source: US DoD)
ILS approach chart runway 26 Stuttgart Airport, Germany 1960
ILS approach runway 26 (October 1960) (Source: US DoD)
Stuttgart Airport, Germany: ILS  approach chart runway 26, May 1966
ILS approach runway 26 (May 1966) (Source: US DoD / USAF)

Index to the objects shown on the maps

Aerodromes:

  • Nellingen
  • Stuttgart

Radio beacons:

  • Luburg NDB "LBU", VOR "LBU"
  • Stuttgart Range "DSG", NDB "DLG", "DSG", "SG", "SGT", VOR "DDG", ILS "DLG", Outer Marker, Middle Marker
  • Tango NDB "TGO", VOR "TGZ"

Air traffic control:

  • Stuttgart Approach Control, Stuttgart Tower

Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)


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