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Spangdahlem Air Base

Spangdahlem Air Base
Spangdahlem Air Base

Spangdahlem Air Base (IATA:SPM, ICAO: ETAD, former code EDAD) is a United States Air Force base located near the small German town of Spangdahlem, approximately 30 km NNE of the city of Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Spangdahlem is home of the 52d Fighter Wing which maintains, deploys and employs Lockheed Martin Block 50 F-16CJ and Republic A/OA-10 aircraft and TPS-75 radar systems in support of NATO and the national defense directives. The commander of the 52d Fighter Wing is Colonel David J. Julazadeh. In total 4.800 military personnel, 840 German nationals and 200 US Contracters are working at the base.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spangdahlem_Air_Base ]

Address: Trier
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