Flugplatz Opole-Polska Nowa Wieś |
Fliegerhorst Neustadt O / S
|Height above MSL||188 m (617 ft)|
|operator||Opole Aero Club them. Warsaw Uprising Aviators|
The Opole-Polska Nowa Wieś airfield is an airfield near the town of Polish Neudorf , eleven kilometers west of Opole (Oppeln). It was from 1938 when airbase Neudorf O / S, an air base of the Air Force of the Armed Forces .
The Neustadt O / S air base was rebuilt between 1938 and 1939. The runway was grassy. In the south of the air base there were three large and one medium hangar. There were also other farm and accommodation buildings here. As the first flying unit, the IV. (Supplementary) Group of Kampfgeschwader 254 was housed here from September 1938. Various pilot schools for single-engine aircraft were also located here from 1939 to 1945.
The following table shows a list of all active flying units (excluding school and supplementary associations) that were stationed here between 1939 and 1945. 
|September 1938||October 1938||IV./KG 254 ( IV.Group des Kampfgeschwader 254)|
|August 1939||September 1939||Stab, I., II./St.G. 77 (Staff, I. and II. Groups of Sturzkampfgeschwader 77)||Junkers Ju 87B|
|September 1939||September 1939||Stab/KG 26||Heinkel He 111H|
|September 1939||September 1939||I./KG 53||Heinkel He 111H|
|September 1939||September 1939||IV./KG e.g. V. 1 (IV. Group of the combat squadron for special use 1 (transport aircraft))||Junkers Ju 52 / 3m|
|December 1939||March 1940||III./KG 55||Heinkel He 111P|
|January 1940||February 1940||III./SKG 10 ( III.Group of the Schnellkampfgeschwader 10)||Focke-Wulf Fw 190A|
|November 1941||August 1944||III./NJG 3 (III. Gruppe des Nachtjagdgeschwaders 3)||Messerschmitt Bf 110G-4|
|July 1943||August 1943||I./ZG 1 (I. Group of Destroyer Squadron 1)||Messerschmitt Bf 110G-2|
|October 1943||March 1944||Stab, III./ZG 26||Messerschmitt Bf 110G-2|
|June 1944||July 1944||III./JG 1||Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6|
|June 1944||July 1944||I./JG 3||Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6|
|July 1944||August 1944||Staff / JG 53||Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14|
|August 1944||October 1944||I./JG 5||Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6|
|September 1944||November 1944||I./LG 1||Junkers Ju 88S-3|
|October 1944||December 1944||Stab, II./JG 11||Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6|
The airfield has been in Poland since 1945 and is now part of the Comprachtschütz municipality in the Opolski powiat (Opole district) in Upper Silesia in the Opole Voivodeship . The airfield is still in operation and used for sport aircraft.
- Henry L. deZeng IV: Air Force Airfields 1935-45 Germany (1937 Borders) , pp 470-471 , accessed on August 29, 2014.