Étain-Rouvres Air Base

Étain-Rouvres Air Base

Airfield information
IATA: none – ICAO: LFQE
Summary
Elevation AMSL 766 ft / 234 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 7,900 2,407 Concrete
Location of Étain-Rouvres Air Base, France

Étain - Rouvres Air Base (ICAO: LFQE) is a base of the French Army Light Aviation. It is located on the Lorraine Plateau in northeastern France, 1 mile (1.6 km) to the west of Étain; on the west side of the Départemental 906 (D906) (Meuse) road, adjacent to the village of Rouvres-en-Woevre in the Meuse département about 12 miles east of Verdun. During the Cold War, Étain-Rouvres was a front-line base for the United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE).

Read more about Étain-Rouvres Air Base:  Origins, NATO Acquisition, USAF Use, Current Uses

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