Holzdorf Air Base is a military airfield operated by the German Air Force . It is located 1.8 nautical miles east of Holzdorf, a subdivision of the municipality of Jessen in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is also known as Schönewalde/Holzdorf Air Base, as most of the base is situated east of the Saxony-Anhalt/Brandenburg border, in the city of Schönewalde. The air base is home to the air forces's Helicopter Wing 64 and Support Squadron 1 of the German Army Aviation Corps. The latter unit will be dissolved following the reorganisation/reduction of the German Armed Forces announced in October 2011.
The airport is at an elevation of 265 feet above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with a concrete/asphalt surface measuring 2,419 by 30 metres .
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