Comment "History: Rhein-Main Air Base" on Frankfurt Airport, Germany

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History: Rhein-Main Air Base

The southern half of the field was originally the Rhein-Main Air Base, which was the main hub for U.S. military airlifts in and out of Europe (it closed in 2005). It was also one of the main departure points for the Berlin Airlift, serving as the principal C-54 depot.

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