De Peel: Air Base

Venray, Vliegbasis De Peel

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CoordinatesN513104 E0055124 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 98 ft
Location indicatorEHDP
Map with location of De Peel Air Base, Netherlands
The history of the Cold War airfields: De Peel
by Bert Kondruss

During the Cold War


Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht, KLu) base

In the 1970s


Venray / De Peel Air Base, Netherlands, on a map 1972
De Peel Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 (Source: ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin)

In the 1980s and early 1990s


Data for the year 1990:
  • 06R/24L: 2988 m x 45 m Asphalt

Radio beacons

Data for the year 1990:
  • TACAN: CH53 "DPL", at field



The airfield is closed, but the area still houses a military installation.


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