The Flughafenbetriebskompanie´s (FBK) primary duty was repair and service for all the aircraft of a specific unit. The FBK belonged to the various Gruppen of the heavier units, incl. Kampfgeschwader, Sturzkampfgeschwader, Zerstorergeschwader, and various reconnaissance and transport units.
Normally fully motorised, consisted of 150 men, and was divided into 4 platoons (züge) - 3 Betriebszüge and 1 Werkstattzug, and would normally follow the Gruppe around to the various bases.
Initially most Gruppen had 2 FBK 's, but this was changed to one each, after Jan 1943.
1. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed May 1939 in Fritzlar. On 1 Oct 1944 redesignated 1. FWK-KG(J)54.
Served with I./KG54 (May 1939 - May 1945)
2. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed May 1939 in Fritzlar. On 10 Jan 1943 redesignated 113. Flughafenbetriebskompanie (Qu).
Reformed 10 Jan 1943 in Catania from 4.FBK-KG54. Disbanded 25 Apr 1944.
Reformed 8 Mar 1945 in Kitzingen as 2.FWK-KG(J)54, from 4.FBK-KG54.
Served with I./KG54 (May 1939 - Jan 1943) and II./KG54 (Jan 1943 - Apr 1944 and Mar 1945 - May 1945)
3. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed 10 Jan 1943 in Catania from 1.FBK-KüFlGr.806. On 1 Oct 1944 redesignated 3.FWK-KG(J)54.
Served with III./KG54 (Jan 1943 - May 1945)
4. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed Dec 1939 in Hoya from 4.FBK-KG28. On 10 Jan 1943 redesignated 2.FBK-KG54.
Reformed 10 Jan 1943 in Grottaglie from 10.FBK-KG54. On 8 Mar 1945 redesignated 2.FWK-KG(J)54.
Served with II./KG54 (Dec 1939 - Jan 1943) and IV./KG54 (Jan 1943 - Jan 1945)
5. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed Dec 1939 in Hoya from 5.FBK-KG28. On 10 Jan 1943 redesignated 114. Flughafenbetriebskompanie (Qu).
Served with II./KG54 (Dec 1939 - Jan 1943)
7. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed 1 Feb 1940 in Wiener-Neustadt. Disbanded Jul 1940.
Served with III./KG54 (Feb 1940 - Jul 1940)
10. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG54
Formed Mar 1941 in Lagerlechfeld. On 10 Jan 1943 redesignated 4.FBK-KG54.
Served with IV./KG54 (Mar 1941 - Jan 1943)
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