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Location address: Deutschland, Erlangen-Höchstadt
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Herzogenaurach Airport is a regional airport in Germany, about 3 miles north of Herzogenaurach ; about 230 miles southwest of Berlin
The Luftwaffe opened a fighter airfield in Herzogenaurach in 1936, the facility primarily an organizational and equipping facility, with the units moving out after being formed to their operational bases. During World War II, the airfield was assigned to the Defense of the Reich campaign in 1943, with several Messerschmitt Bf 109 day and night interceptor units being assigned to the airfield.