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August-Euler-Flugplatz-Darmstadt (Germany)

LC control no.n 2008083519
Corporate name headingAugust-Euler-Flugplatz-Darmstadt (Germany)
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Variant(s)Flughafen Darmstadt (Germany)
Flugplatz Darmstadt-Griesheim (Germany)
Griesheimer Sand (Airport : Germany)
Found inEckstein, Ursula. August-Euler-Flugplatz Darmstadt, 2008: t.p. (August-Euler-Flugplatz Darmstadt, Griesheimer Sand) introd. (August-Eueler-Flugplatz Darmstadt; planned by aviation pioneer August Eueler in 1908; began operations in 1909) p. 9 (oldest German airfield for sport aviation) p. 15 (in 19th c., known as "Griesheimer Sand"; uninhabited sand dunes, used for military exercises) p. 110 (French occupation, 1918-1930, "Le Camp de Griesheim") p. 130 (construction of Flughafen Darmstadt, 1930-1939) p. 135 (Griesheimer Sand, Darmstadt's oldest airport) p. 226 (became Darmstadt Army Air Field, Y 76, of U.S. Army, in 1945) p. 258 (Flugplatz Darmstadt-Griesheim, 1992)