(formerly marketed as Black Forest Airport Lahr) is a privately owned and operated commercial airport
located in Lahr
, which itself is located in the eponymous Black Forest
. It is used for general aviation and freight transport.
The airport occupies the site of the former Canadian Forces Base Lahr
, a Canadian military base that served as one of the headquarters of Canadian Forces Europe
during the Cold War
. It was operated primarily as an air force base before the Royal Canadian Air Force
was unified with other branches into the Canadian Forces
. The military base was closed in 1994 with the end of the Cold War, and the site converted to civilian use.