Munich: Warner Strip Airfield (Panzerwiese)

München, Warner Kaserne

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN481304 E0113456 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation 1610 ft
Federal stateBayern (Bavaria)
Germany during the Cold War Map
The history of the Cold War airfields: Munich Warner Strip

Location of airfield

Milbertshofen-Am Hart, north of Warner Barracks, on Panzerwiese.

During the Cold War

Usage

US Army landing ground, probably until the end of the 1960s. The field was probably used only occasionally.

Overview

Munich Warner Strip Airfield, Germany, on a US satellite image 1962
Area around Munich Warner Strip Landing Ground on a US satellite image from 02 August 1962 - The location of the runway is not clearly identifiable.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Chart Munich Warner Strip landing ground in 1967
Warner Strip landing ground on a US map from 1967 - The runway is runs in north-south direction, is unpaved and has a length of 610 m (2,000 feet) and a width of 20 m (65 feet). In the south, the buildings of the barracks are indicated.
Source: DoD

Runways

  • 18/36: 610 m x 20 m Grass

Airspace and procedures

Prior permission required (PPR). Airfield is unattended. Contact Schleissheim Tower prior to landing and takeoff.

Obstacles

Buildings south and trees parallel to strip on the east side.

Today

Usage

Closed.

Overview

Aerial picture Munich Warner Kaserne 2015
The area in 2015 - The red rectangle indicates the approximate location of the previous runway, according to the map from 1967. The former Warner Barracks, now Ernst-von-Bergmann-Kaserne, begins at the bottom of the picture. On the right in the lower half is the torn down area of the Prinz-Wrede-Kaserne
Source: Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung, www.geodaten.bayern.de, Lizenz CC BY

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