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Holzdorf Air Base (German: Fliegerhorst Holzdorf) (ICAO: ETSH) is a military airfield operated by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). It is located 1.8 nautical miles (3 km; 2 mi) 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.