Kirchardt: Highway Strip

Autobahn-Notlandeplatz NLP

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN491308 E0085937 (WGS84) Google Maps
Federal stateBaden-Württemberg
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Kirchardt
by Bert Kondruss

Location of airfield

Autobahn A6.

Usage during the Cold War

Highway Strip.

Overview

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

Installations

There are two larger rest areas at the western end. At the eastern end were two smaller parking loops, which were removed when the Autobahn was expanded to 6 lanes.

Use today

Closed.

Images

The highway strip in 2004
Wires at the southwestern side
The northwestern rest area
The northwestern rest area
Access to the northwestern rest area
The southwestern rest area
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