Adelsheim: Highway Strip

Notlandeplatz NLP

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CoordinatesN492208 E0092622 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBaden-Württemberg
Map with location of Adelsheim Highway Strip
Germany during the Cold War Map

General

On the Autobahn A 6 in the vicinity of Adelsheim-Leibenstadt, an emergency landing field was prepared during the Cold War. After the reunification, it was abandoned. In this section, the middle strip is concreted through and there is a parking area at both ends.

Location of airfield

Autobahn A81 between intersections Möckmühl and Osterburken.

During the Cold War

Usage

Highway Strip

Overview

Adelsheim Highway Strip, Germany, on a US satellite image 1977
Adelsheim Highway Strip on a US satellite image from 03 July 1977 (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Runways

  • 05/23: 2800m

Today

Usage

Closed.

Images

The highway strip in 2001, seen from the north-eastern rest area.
The highway strip in 2001, seen from the north-eastern rest area.
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