München Riem Airport

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München (Munich) Riem Airport

München, Munich Old Airport

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CoordinatesN480756 E0114159 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Location indicatorDDMU (195x), EDDM
Map with location of the Old Munich Riem Airport, Germany

Munich Riem is a decommissioned airport in Bavaria, Germany. It served as the airport of Munich for many years.

In the 1940s

ILS approach chart München Riem Airport, Germany 1948
ILS approach (July 1948) (Source: US DoD)
Final approach Munich Riem Airfield 1948
Final approach (Source: US DoD)
NDB approach chart München (Munich) Riem Airport, Germany 1948
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)
München (Munich) Riem Airport map, Germany 1948
Aerodrome chart (September 1948) - Air traffic control is operated by the US AACS (Airways and Air Communications Service). (Source: US DoD)
Munich Riem Airport 1948
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 chart München (Munich) Riem Airport, Germany 1951
NDB approach (April 1951) - There are two non-directional beacons in the approach sector (Source: US DoD)
Landing chart München Riem, Germany 1951
Landing chart (April 1951) (Source: US DoD)
Aerodrome map Munich Riem Airport with runway and control tower, Germany 1951
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 chart Munich Riem, Germany 1952
Range approach (February 1952) - In contrast to 1948, the Range approach now leads to the northeast. (Source: US DoD)
Landing chart chart München (Munich) Riem Airport, Germany 1952
Landing chart (February 1952) (Source: US DoD)
Map München Riem Airport, Germany 1952
Enlargement - This map also shows the runway width: 61 m (200 feet). (Source: US DoD)

In the 1960s

NDB approach chart München (Munich) Riem Airport, Germany 1960
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 chart München (Munich) Riem Airport, Germany 1960
ILS approach runway 25 (October 1960) (Source: US DoD)
Satellite image München Riem Airport 1962
Satellite image 02 August 1962 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Munich Riem Airport, Germany: NDB approach runway 25, May 1966
NDB approach runway 25 (May 1966) (Source: US DoD)
Munich Riem Airport, Germany: ILS approach runway 25, May 1966
ILS approach runway 25 (May 1966) (Source: US DoD)

In the 1970s

Satellite image München Riem Airport 1976
Satellite image 26 August 1976 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Index to the objects shown on the maps

Aerodromes:

Radio beacons:

  • 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


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