Schleswig: Air Base
Jagel, RAF Schleswigland
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Grid Coordinates: N542735 E0093101 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 73 ft
Location Indicator: DEJG (195x), EDCS (196x-1995), ETNS (1995-)
Operator: RAF, GNY, GAF
Schleswig has been built in the 1930s as a Luftwaffe airbase (Fliegerhorst). After the end of the war in 1945, the Royal Air Force took over the field. In the late 1950s, Jagel was returned to German administration and became a naval aviation base, used by Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (Naval Wing 1). In 1994, Jagel became a German Air Force base and home of the Aufklärungsgeschwader 51 (Reconnaissance Wing 51), which was later renamed to Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 51 (Tactical Air Force Wing 51).
In the 1950s:
Royal Air Force base. The airfield had the characteristical installations for RAF airfields like a red identification beacon with morse code and an Eureka beacon.
Identification beacon with morse code SD.
No night flying facilities.
Eureka: 225R, 235T "SD", at field
Tower 107.82, 109.8, 131.58, 117.9
VHF direction finder
In the 1980s:
05/23: 2439 m x 30 m Asphalt
08/26: 2094 m x 45 m Asphalt
TACAN: CH 55 "SWG", at field
Airfields in the vicinity
157°/4km Kropp: Airfield
117°/6km Brekendorf: Highway Strip
037°/8km Schleswig: Seaplane Base, Auf der Freiheit-Kaserne Helipad
175°/16km Hohn: Air Base (Rendsburg)
154°/17km Rendsburg: Rüdel-Kaserne Helipad (Feldwebel-Schmid-Kaserne)
282°/17km Wester-Ohrstedt: Materialdepot Helipad
345°/19km Bollingstedt: Highway Strip (Notlandeplatz NLP)
153°/20km Rendsburg: Eider-Kaserne Helipad
248°/20km Hude: Hawk-Site Helipad
329°/21km Eggebek: Air Base (Langstedt)
243°/24km Seeth: Stapelholmer Kaserne Helipad
285°/25km Husum: Air Base (Schwesing)