Naples Capodichino Airport

Aeroporto di Napoli-Capodichino

Historical approach and aerodrome charts

Aeroporto di Napoli-Capodichino: Carte di avvicinamento

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CoordinatesN405310 E0141728 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorLIRN
Map with location of Naples Capodichino Airport airfield, Italy

In the 1950s

Range approach chart runway 24 Naples Capodichino Airport, Italy 1953
Range approach runway 24 (September 1953) - The map also shows the former airfields of Marcianise and Pomigliano D'Arco. The Range beacon with the identifier "LC" is located north, between Capodichino and the Marcianise airfield. The guiding beam 195° and therefore the approach direction is crosswise to the runway. (Source: US DoD)
Airport map chart Naples Capodichino Airport, Italy 1953
Airport map (September 1953) - Runway 06/24 is 2,160 m (7,087 feet) long. The US Navy (USN) operates an ground-controlled approach radar (GCA) on the airfield. (Source: US DoD)

In the 1970s

Aerial view / satellite image Naples Aerodrome 1975
Satellite image from 29 December 1975 - The image is from a US reconnaissance satellite and was previously subject to high levels of secrecy. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Index to the objects shown on the maps

Aerodromes / Aeroporti:

  • Marcianise
  • Pomigliano D'Arco

Radio beacons with their identifiers / Radiofaro:

  • Capodichino NDB "ILD"
  • Napoli Range "LC"

Air traffic control / Controllo del traffico aereo / Communications:

  • Naples Tower

Landmarks and places:

  • Afragola, Arzano, Aversa, Caivano, Capua, Casavatore, Casoria, Frattamaggiore, Fuorigrotta, Golfo di Napoli, Guigliano, Merano di Napoli, Mt. Vesuvio (Vesuv), Neapel, Nola, Palma, Poggiomarino, Pozzuoli, Qualiano, San Giuseppe, San Maria la Fossa, San Pietro, Secondigliano, Torre del Greco, Volturno

Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)


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