Aéroport Châteauroux-Déols-Marcel Dassault

Aéroport Châteauroux-Déols-Marcel Dassault


Châteauroux-Déols Air Base (IATA: CHR, ICAO: LFLX) is a former United States Air Force base in France. It is located in the Indre département of France, located about 3 miles (5 km) northeast of Châteauroux and about 1 mile (1.6 km) northeast of Déols on the east side of the Départemental 920 (D920) (Indre) road in Central France.

During the Cold War, Châteauroux-Déols was a front-line base for the United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE). The USAF base at Châteauroux-Déols actually consisted of two separate facilities about five miles apart, Châteauroux-Déols Air Depot (CHAD) and La Martinerie Airdrome. The base was home to some 8,000 Americans between 1951 and 1967.

The site is currently home to the Châteauroux-Déols "Marcel Dassault" Airport.



(Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teauroux-D%C3%A9ols_Air_Base)

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