germany Flughafen Sylt

Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein
Germany





Location


Satellite and aerial maps of Westerland with nearby locations


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KmBearing
36.5289EKBU Butendiek OWF, Offshore Germany
59.6223DE05 Amrumbank West OWF, Offshore Germany
67.1219DE06 Nordsee Ost OWF, Offshore Germany
68.1102EDXF Flensburg-Schaeferhaus, Schleswig-Holstein
68.1130EDXJ Husum Schwesing, Schleswig-Holstein
68.1 59EKSP Skrydstrup / Vojens, Syddanmark



1962 to 1968

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




History of this Location


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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