Army Airfield (Fliegerhorst), Hanau, early 1970s
Avn Co, Air Traffic Control web
Drag races were
held at Hanau Army Airfield each Sunday. The jeep in the
middle of the photo was in contact with the tower and the
race officials would be notified when a plane was landing.
They would then move the Christmas Tree (starting lights)
off the runway and set it all up again once the aircraft