Munich Riem is a decommissioned airport in Bavaria, Germany. It served as the airport of Munich for many years.
In the 1940s
ILS approach (July 1948) (Source: US DoD)
Final approach (Source: US DoD)
Range approach (September 1948) - First, the procedure leads from the Range in a northwesterly direction up to Garching, then back to the Range and from here 2 nautical miles in a southwesterly direction to the airport. (Source: US DoD)
Aerodrome chart (September 1948) - Air traffic control is operated by the US AACS (Airways and Air Communications Service). (Source: US DoD)
Enlargement - The runway is made of perforated steel plates (PSP) and is 1,585 m (5,200 feet) long. (Source: US DoD)
In the 1950s
NDB approach (April 1951) - There are two non-directional beacons in the approach sector (Source: US DoD)
Landing chart (April 1951) (Source: US DoD)
Enlargement - The length of the paved runway is shown as 1,908 m (6,260 feet). The map also shows the location of the control tower (Source: US DoD)
Range approach (February 1952) - In contrast to 1948, the Range approach now leads to the northeast. (Source: US DoD)
Landing chart (February 1952) (Source: US DoD)
Enlargement - This map also shows the runway width: 61 m (200 feet). (Source: US DoD)
In the 1960s
NDB approach runway 25 (October 1960) - In addition to the main runway, there are also 4 grass runways at this time. (Source: US DoD)
ILS approach runway 25 (October 1960) (Source: US DoD)
Satellite image 02 August 1962 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
NDB approach runway 25 (May 1966) (Source: US DoD)
ILS approach runway 25 (May 1966) (Source: US DoD)
In the 1970s
Satellite image 26 August 1976 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Index to the objects shown on the maps
- Allach NDB "DAH"
- Erding NDB "DED"
- Grunwald NDB "DGD"
- München Range "DMR", "MU", NDB "DMR", "MR", "MU", "MUN", ILS "DLM", Outer Marker, Middle Marker, Inner Marker
- Neubiberg Range "DAN"
Air traffic control:
- Munich Approach Control, Munich Tower, Munich Homer
Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)
Title image: Aerial view München Riem Airport 1950. Source: ETH-Bibliothek Zürich, Bildarchiv/Stiftung Luftbild Schweiz / Fotograf: Gardi, René / LBS_SR12-51-0729, License CC BY-SA 4.0