Ansbach: Hindenburg Kaserne Army Heliport


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Coordinates: N491822 E0103404 (WGS84)
Map: Google Maps
Elevation: 1300 ft
Operator: US Army


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


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.


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'


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

Airfields in the vicinity

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