|The biggest airfield in Nazi-Germany and main flight training school. 1932 they began building the airfield and 1933 they errected the "Deutsche Luftsport Verband" and was the beginning of the new Luftwaffe that was forbidden after the WWI capitulation.|
It was also the first modern civil settlement in Germany for the families of the Luftwaffe pilots, it had all you could imagine to have and that wasn't normal at that time. They even had a casino.
It had 2 runways. The first one, the northfield is still visible, and the southfield was lengthed by the Soviet in the 1950th. and was used by the russians and the GDR NVA (National Volks Armee)
1985 the NVA left the AB and only the russians were left. They left the AB 1993.