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Stuttgart: Bad Cannstatt Hospital AHP

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The history of the Cold War airfields: Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt Hospital Army Heliport
by Bert Kondruss
Coordinates: N484842 E0091405 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 800 ft
Location Indicator: EDOG

Location

Map with location of helipad
Germany during the Cold War
Map

General

Helicopter landing ground at the US military hospital in Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt. At the beginning of the 1990s, the hospital was closed and the helipad dismantled.

During the Cold War

Usage

US Army helipad at the 5th General Hospital.

In the 1960s

Runways, taxiways, aprons

The helipad is located on the athletic field.

Airspace and procedures

Operated from sunrise to sunset.
Approach from northwest and departure to the southeast. Traffic pattern northeast in 1500 ft MSL.

In the 1970s

Lights

The helipad is lighted.

Radio communication

Down and off times shall be given Monday till Friday from 06:30Z to 15:30Z to Nellingen Radio on frequencies 122.1, 33.6 or 31.8 mcs, at other times to Stuttgart Tower. Med Evac flights shall call the hospital on frequency 30.75 mcs prior to landing.

Telephone

Military 2722 extension 800, 806. After duty 2722 extension 807

Airspace and procedures

Operated from sunrise to sunset for routine flights and 24 hours for Med Evac flights. Prior permission required (PPR) for routine admin flights.
Recommended is the approach from and the departure to the north. Traffic pattern northeast in 1500 ft MSL.

Obstacles

Unmarked wires along the railroad.

In the 1980s and early 1990s

Situation

Map with visual approach to the Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt (Germany) military hospital 1984
Map with visual approach to the military hospital from 1984

Radio communication

Arrival and departure times shall be be given to Nellingen Radio during normal duty hours, at other times to Stuttgart Base Ops. Prior to landing contact the hospital on frequency 30.75 mcs.

Telephone

During duty hours ETS 422-2825/2763, at other times -2807/2728

Airspace and procedures

For medical evacuation and flag officer flights only. Non medical evacuation flights require a prior permission 24 hours.
Recommended is the approach from and the departure to the northeast. Traffic pattern in the northeast in 1500 ft MSL.

Today

Usage

Closed.

Images

Pictures from 2004
The area
Red obstacle light
Red-white painted mast at the nearby railway
Former wind sock in front of the railway signal bridge?

Airfields in the vicinity

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