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Fritzlar Air Base

Airport information
Airport typeMilitary
OwnerFederal Republic of Germany
OperatorGerman Army
LocationFritzlar, Germany
In use1939-today
CommanderOberst Krass
Occupants1939-1945 Luftwaffe, 1941-1944 Junkers, 1945-1947 USAAF, 1947-1951 US Army, 1951-1956 French Army, 1956-today German Army
Elevation171 m (566 ft)

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Fritzlar Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Fritzlar, IATA: FRZ, ICAO: ETHF) is a military air field of the German Army Aviation Corps. It is located near the town of Fritzlar in northern Hesse, Germany. The airfield is part of the Georg-Friedrich-Kaserne (Georg-Friedrich-Barracks).

Fritzlar is the home of Kampfhubschrauberregiment 36 "Kurhessen" (Attack Helicopter Regiment 36 "Kurhessen"), which is flying the MBB Bo 105 in anti-tank (PAH-1 & PAH-1A1) and light transport (VBH) version. Currently the PAH version is going to be replaced by the Eurocopter Tiger. Replacement will be finished in 2012.

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