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Located on the northern coast of Europe, at the entrance to the Baltic Sea, Denmark occupies the greater part of the Jutland peninsula; two large islands called Fyn (Fünnen) and Själland (Zealand) and 483 smaller islands. Denmark’s only landward neighbour is German, to the south. To the west and north lies the North Sea, while to the east are the straits called the Kattegat and Öresund, which separate Denmark from Sweden. In the North Atlantic are the self-governing territories of Greenland and the Faeroe Islands.
The land is quite low lying, with an average height above sea level of only 30 m (98 ft), and has no large rivers and few lakes. The coastline is, however, indented by many lagoons and fjords. The total land area is 43,070 sq km (16,629 sq miles).
The Population of 5.3 million (2000 figure) comprises 96% of Danish origin, with 1% Faeroe and Inuit and 3% other ethnic groups – mainly Scandinavians and Europeans. Some 89% of the people are Evangelical Lutherans, 1% Roman Catholic and 10% other faiths. The capital city is Copenhagen, on the island of Själland.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Denmark.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Danish civil aircraft were registered in the series T-DAAA onwards from 1919, but this changed to OY-AAA onwards in 1929.
Military Air Arms
Current military air arms-
Air Force (Flyvevabnet)
Historical military air arms-
Naval Aviation (Marinens Flyvevaesen) [1912-1950]
Army Aviation (Haerens Flyvertropper) [1912-1950]
Army Aviation (Haerens Flyvetjeneste) [1971-2003]
Naval Aviation (Soevaernets Helikopter Tjeneste) [1971-2010]
Central Government Agencies
Coast Guard – no information.
Public Service Aviation
Air Ambulance – no information
Police – no aviation branch
To be added
Royal Army Aircraft Factory
Royal Navy Dockyard
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
Magazines Guide for Denmark
Danish Aviation Bibliography – to be added
Danish pilots discussion forum
Torben Koed Homepage
Lots of links to Danish aviation-related websites
Collection of historical aviation photos
Aviation Museums Denmark
Visitor data and exhibits for each location