US Army Airfields and Heliports in Germany

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During the Cold War, the US Army operated a large number of airfields and helicopter landing pads, mainly in southern Germany, including the states of Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate), Hessen (Hesse), Baden-Württemberg and Bayern (Bavaria). However, with the Garrison Garlstedt and the Bremerhaven logistics transshipment center, there were also landing sites in northern Germany. The US Army was also represented in Berlin. The use of the small airfield in Bonn was possibly in connection with the US embassy at that time.

The airfields often consisted of a 700 to 900 m runway, simple parking facilities and small hangars. If possible, existing buildings from the period until 1945 continued to be used. From the 1980s onwards, the airfields were often only used as helipads. Some were extensively developed, like Ansbach and Illesheim.

In many barracks there were helicopter landing pads. They were mostly laid out on the parade or sports field and partly marked as such on the ground. Large depots and hospitals also had landing fields, which were usually marked, had a wind sock and were partly illuminated.

In the 1980s, helicopter touchdown points were marked with a white maltese cross / iron cross painted on the ground.


The following map shows the locations of the airfields and helicopter landing pads. The concentration on southern Germany is clearly visible. A landing site is represented by a blue dot. For reasons of space, names are only displayed for selected sites.

Not all fields were active at the same time. Some sites had not been used since the 1970s already and did not appear in any official list anymore.

Airfields and Heliports A-Z

This list is sorted according to the city (e.g. Coleman → Mannheim: Coleman)

US Army airfields and heliports in Germany (176)
Amberg: Army Airfield AAF
Ansbach: Army Airfield / Heliport
Ansbach: Hindenburg Kaserne Army Heliport
Aschaffenburg: AHP
Aschaffenburg: Army Airfield AAF
Aschaffenburg: Graves Army Heliport AHP
Augsburg: Flak Kaserne, Hospital Army Heliport AHP
Augsburg: Flak Strip
Augsburg: Fryar
Augsburg: Haunstetten Airfield
Augsburg: Reese Barracks
Augsburg: Sheridan Heliport
Babenhausen: Army Airfield
Bad Aibling: AHP
Bad Hersfeld: Army Airfield AAF
Bad Kissingen: Army Airfield AAF
Bad Kissingen: Daley Bks Army Heliport AHP
Bad Kissingen: Hawk Site Helipad
Bad Kreuznach: Army Airfield AAF
Bad Kreuznach: Hospital Army Heliport AHP
Bad Tölz: Baker Army Airfield AAF
Bamberg: Army Airfield AAF
Baumholder: Army Airfield AAF
Baumholder: H D Smith Army Heliport AHP
Baumholder: Hospital Army Heliport AHP
Bayreuth: Army Airfield AAF
Berlin: Steinstücken Helipad
Berlin: Tempelhof Airport
Bischofswiesen: Helipad
Böblingen: Panzer Army Heliport AHP
Böblingen: Stuttgart-Böblingen Airport, Maintenance Facility
Bocksberg: Radio Relay Site Helipad
Bonn: Airfield / Army Heliport AHP
Bottingen: Army Heliport AHP
Breitsol: US Army Heliport
Bremerhaven: Army Airfield AAF
Büdingen: Army Airfield AAF
Butzbach: Army Heliport AHP
Crailsheim: Army Airfield AAF
Crailsheim: McKee Barracks Army Heliport AHP
Dahn: Army Heliport AHP
Darmstadt: Army Airfield AAF
Darmstadt: Cambrai Fritsch Kaserne Army Heliport
Darmstadt: Kelley Barracks Army Heliport
Dexheim: Anderson Barracks Army Heliport AHP
Erlangen: Army Airfield AAF
Eschborn: Airfield
Feucht: Army Airfield AAF
Fischbach: Army Heliport AHP
Frankfurt/M: Bonames Airfield
Frankfurt/M: Casino Army Heliport AHP
Frankfurt/M: Drake Bks AHP
Frankfurt/M: Hospital AHP
Friedberg: Army Airfield AAF
Friedberg: Thunder Pad, Savage Pad Army Heliport AHP
Fulda: AHP
Fulda: Army Airfield AAF
Fürth: Army Airfield AAF
Fürth: Dambach Housing Area Helipad
Fürth: Johnson Barracks Army Helipad
Fürth: Pinder AHP
Gablingen: Army Airfield, Army Helipad
Garlstedt: Clay Kaserne Army Heliport
Garmisch: Army Heliport
Gelnhausen: Army Airfield AAF
Germersheim: Reserve Storage Activity Army Airfield / Heliport
Giebelstadt: Air Base, Army Airfield AAF
Gießen: AAF/AHP
Gießen: Rivers AHP
Göppingen: Army Air Field AAF
Grafenwöhr: Army Air Field
Grafenwöhr: Main Pad AHP
Grafenwöhr: Med Evac AHP
Hanau: Army Air Field AAF
Hanau: Großauheim Kaserne Army Heliport
Hanau: Hutier Army Heliport AHP
Hanau: Pioneer Army Heliport AHP
Heidelberg: Army Air Field AAF
Heidelberg: Hospital Army Heliport AHP
Heidelberg: Königstuhl Radio Relay Station Helicopter Landing Site
Heilbronn: Army Airfield AAF
Heilbronn: Wharton Barracks Army Heliport AHP
Herzogenaurach: Herzo Base Army Heliport (West)
Hohenfels: Albertshof AHP
Hohenfels: Army Airfield
Hohenfels: Hospital AHP
Hohenstadt: Radio Relay Site Helipad
Hoppstädten-Weiersbach: Army Airfield
Illesheim: Army Air Field AAF
Inneringen: AHP
Kaiserslautern: Depot AHP
Kaiserslautern: Kapaun AHP
Kaiserslautern: Kleber Kaserne AHP
Kaiserslautern: Rhine Ordnance Barracks AHP
Karlsruhe: Airfield
Karlsruhe: Gerszewski AHP
Karlsruhe: Neureut AHP
Karlsruhe: Smiley Barracks AHP
Kirch-Göns: Army Airfield
Kirch-Göns: Ayers Kaserne Army Heliport
Kitzingen: AHP
Kitzingen: Army Airfield AAF
Kleingartach: AHP
Kornwestheim: Ludendorff Kaserne Army Heliport
Kriegsfeld: Army Helipad
Landstuhl: Hospital AHP
Landstuhl: US Army Heliport AHP
Lehmgrube: AHP
Lemwerder: Airfield
Lenggries: Prinz-Heinrich-Kaserne Helipad
Ludwigsburg: Army Airfield AAF
Ludwigsburg: Coffey Bks AHP
Ludwigsburg: Flak Kaserne Helipad
Mainz: Finthen Army Airfield AAF
Mainz: Robert Lee Barracks Army Helipad
Mannheim: Coleman Army Airfield AAF
Mannheim: Funari Barracks Helipad
Mannheim: Hammond Barracks Army Heliport
Mannheim: Spinelli Barracks Helipad
Mannheim: Sullivan Army Heliport
Mannheim: Taylor Barracks Army Heliport
Massweiler: Depot AHP
Miesau: Depot AHP
Miesau: West AHP
Münchweiler: Hospital Army Helipad
Munich: Oberwiesenfeld Airfield
Munich: Perlacher Forst Hospital Army Heliport
Munich: Texas Area Army Heliport
Munich: Warner Kaserne Helipad
Munich: Warner Strip Airfield (Panzerwiese)
Münster: AHP
Murnau: AHP
Nahbollenbach: QM Depot AHP
Nellingen: Army Heliport AHP
Neubrücke: Hospital AHP
Neu-Ulm: Ulm Army Airfield
Nuremberg: Hospital AHP
Nürnberg: Soldiers Field Army Airfield
Oberammergau: AHP
Oberschleißheim: Airfield
Oberursel: AHP
Pforzheim: Army Heliport
Pirmasens: US Army Airfield AAF
Regensburg: Army Heliport
Regensburg: Prüfening Airfield
Rothwesten: Gunpost Army Heliport
Rötz: Army Heliport
Schwabach: AHP
Schwabach: Army Airfield
Schwäbisch Gmünd: Army Airfield, Army Heliport
Schwäbisch Hall: Hessental Army Airfield AAF
Schwanberg: Radio Relay Site Helipad
Schweinfurt: Army Airfield
Schweinfurt: Ledward AHP
Siegelsbach: Depot AHP
Stuttgart: Airport, Army Airfield
Stuttgart: Bad Cannstatt Hospital AHP
Stuttgart: Kelley Bks AHP
Stuttgart: Patch Barracks Army Heliport
Stuttgart: Robinson Bks AHP
Todendorf: Army Airfield
Vilseck: AAF
Vilseck: Main AHP
Vilseck: Officers Club AHP
Vilseck: Patton Hill AHP
Wertheim: Army Airfield
Wiesbaden: Air Base, Army Airfield
Wiesbaden: Hospital AHP
Wildflecken: Army Airfield AAF
Worms: US Army Heliport AHP
Würzburg: Emery Army Airfield
Würzburg: Hospital AHP
Würzburg: Leighton Barracks Army Airfield / Heliport
Zweibrücken: Kreuzberg Kaserne AHP


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