Map of Schaffen-Diest military airfield published in 1931.

Jean-Pierre Lauwers Collection


Schaffen Airfield


At the outbreak of the war Schaffen airfield housed Nos 1 (Gladiator) and 2 (Hurricane) squadrons of the Ist group of the 2nd Regiment Ať.

Archive KLM/MRA


Schaffen - Diest

Aerial picture of the military airfield of Schaffen-Diest taken on 4 October 1939 by a German reconnaissance plane.

Mike Terlinden Collection



Schaffen in the early fifties. Note the Airspeed Horsa glider at the left.


Schaffen + C-130H September 2002

A Belgian Air Force C-130H banks over Schaffen airfield (Sept. 2002)

Photo Serge Van Heertum/S.B.A.P.


Schaffen-Diest airfield


Recent public satellite picture of Schaffen-Diest airfield.

Picture compiled by Laurent Heyligen







Last updated 10/06/12 07:55   Daniel Brackx