Nörvenich Air Base

Nörvenich Air Base

Advanced Landing Ground Y-58
Fliegerhorst Nörvenich
Airport type Military
Location Nörvenich, Germany
Elevation AMSL 386 ft / 117 m
Coordinates 50°49′54″N 006°39′30″E / 50.83167°N 6.65833°E / 50.83167; 6.65833 (Nörvenich AB)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 8,048 2,439 ASP
Nörvenich Air Base
Location of Nörvenich Air Base, Germany

Nörvenich Air Base (Fliegerhorst Nörvenich) is a German Air Force air base in Germany (ICAO: ETNN).

It is the home of Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 31 "Boelcke". The squadron flies the Eurofighter Typhoon.


It was built for the RAF Germany in 1952 and opened in August 1954. The Jagdbombergeschwader 31 (Fighter-Bomber Wing 31; abbreviated as: JaBoG 31), was the first fighter-bomber wing with Republic F-84F Thunderstreak of the United States Air Force using by the German Air Force in 1958 at Nörvenich Air Base. In January 1959 became this squadron as the first German Air Force wing to be assigned to NATO. In 1961 it was the first wing with Lockheed F-104 Starfighters to the Luftwaffe. The first „Tornado" (Panavia PA 200) starts in July 1983 from the Air Base. Since June 2010 the squadron flies the Eurofighter Typhoon.


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