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Berlin Tempelhof Airport.
Category. Statistic.
Location. West Germany.
Opened in. 8 October 1923. Expanded in 1926 and 1936. Major rebiulding work in 1945-46.
Closed in. 30 October 2008.
Operated by. Deutsche Luft Hansa until 1939. The Nazi Luftwaffe 1939-1945. US military 1945-1993. Those participating in in the Berlin airlift 1948-49. W. German civil airlines 1951-1990. Institute for Federal Real Estate since 2005 and the Federal State of Berlin since 1996.
Owned by. The Nazi Luftwaffe 1939-1945. US military 1945-1951 and 1990-1993. . W. German civil authorities 1951-1990 (?). Institute for Federal Real Estate since 2005 and the Federal State of Berlin since 1996.
Outside link. http://www.berlin-airport.de/en/company/about-us/history/tempelhof-airport/, http://www.berlin-airport.de/EN/index.php?lang=en&direction=BW&airport=THFhttp://www.messynessychic.com/2014/03/14/abandoned-wwii-iconic-berlin-airport-now-citys-largest-park/http://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2015/mar/05/tempelhof-airport-berlin-history-nazis-candy-drops-in-pictureshttp://www.independent.co.uk/travel/europe/trail-of-the-unexpected-tempelhof-park-berlin-1979569.htmlhttp://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/mar/05/how-berliners-refused-to-give-tempelhof-airport-over-to-developers , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Tempelhof_Airport and http://wiki.flightgear.org/Berlin_Tempelhof_Airport

OverviewEdit

Weser Flugzeugbau assembled it's Junkers Ju 87 "Stuka" dive bombers at the airport from January 1940 until early-1944. After then it also assembled Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter planes in the semi-bult main hall and hangars #3 to #7 of the new terminal This terminal was cunningly supplied by a both a railway and road trucks via a connecting underground tunnel.

It served a base of the U.S. military (USAAF and then USAF) from 1945 to 1993.

Also seeEdit

  1. Helsinki Vantaa Airport
  2. LAX (airport)
  3. New York JFK Airport
  4. London Heathrow
  5. London Gatwick
  6. London Luton Airport
  7. London City Airport
  8. Maya-Maya Airport
  9. Paris–Le Bourget Airport
  10. Airports

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