germany Flughafen Sylt

Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein
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Satellite and aerial maps of Westerland with nearby locations


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KmBearing
68.1130EDXJ Husum Schwesing, Schleswig-Holstein
68.1 59EKSP Skrydstrup AB, Syddanmark
69.5 11EKEB Esbjerg, Syddanmark
71.0 99 FSG Shipbuilders, Schleswig-Holstein
72.0116ETME Langstedt Eggebek, Schleswig-Holstein
74.3 28EKHL Holsted, Syddanmark



1962 to 1968

54 54 48 secs N - 8 20 26 secs E
Westerland Sylt
ICAO: EDXWIATA: GWT
Elevation: 50 feet


Westerland was occupied by the British in mid 1945 and renamed RAF Sylt in Sep 1945. It was handed back to West Germany in 1961 when the RAF withdrew.

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List of units at Westerland

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1972/97MarinefliegerlehrgruppeLynx mk88 1981/97
Sea King 1973/97
S-58 H-34 1969/74
1962/68MFG4S-58 H-34 1963/68
1955/61UK APS Sylt






List of aircraft and events at Westerland

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1957-sep-16 AccidentUK Royal Air ForceSycamore 4XG513
1992-jan-16 UK Royal MarinesLynx AH1XZ605
1992-jan-16 UK Royal MarinesLynx AH1ZD282
1992-jan-16 UK Royal MarinesLynx AH1XZ180
1992-jan-16 UK Royal MarinesLynx AH1XZ182
2003-nov-11 AB412SPR-03
2004-jan-30 SA330E PumaZA939


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