Ansbach: Hindenburg Kaserne Army Heliport

AHP

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Coordinates: N491822 E0103404 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Elevation: 1300 ft
Operator: US Army

Location

Federal State (Freestate) of Bayern (Bavaria).
Germany during the Cold War

General

US Army helipad, probably until the late 1960s.

Location of airfield

Hindenburg Kaserne at Residenzstrasse.

Current use

Closed. A part of the former Hindenburg Kaserne is now home of a university. Another part has been used to build a shopping center.

Overview

Hindenburg Kaserne on a US map from 1953 - (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)

Airspace and Procedures

For classified and VIP flights only;
operated from sunrise to sunset;
approach course 090°, departure course 270°;
traffic pattern 1800'

Obstacles

91 m (300 ft) east: flag pole, height 30 m (100 ft),
numerous buildings and vehicles in the area.

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