germany Flughafen Cuxhaven / Nordholz

Wurster Nordseeküste, Niedersachsen
Germany





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KmBearing
1.2321 Aeronauticum, Niedersachsen
12.2 20DECUX Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen
15.6301 Grosser Knechtsand, Niedersachsen
32.5283DE20 Nordergruende OWF, Offshore Germany
42.3230 Wilhelmshaven, Niedersachsen
48.4272EDWG Wangerooge, Niedersachsen




1958 to present

53 46 N - 8 39 E
1nm ESE of Nordholz
ICAO: ETMNIATA:
Elevation: 73 feet


History of this Location


Nordholz is the home base of the Marinefliegerkommando (German Naval Air Command) and since 2016 shared the runway with Cuxhaven Airport
1913 - 1921 First use during WWI by Marine-Luftschiffer-Abteilung
1935 - 1945 Used by German Luftwaffe
1958 - 1963 MFG2 (NAW2)
1963 - now MFG3 (NAW3)
since 1981 add. Heliport with Westland Lynx Mk.88
2012 - now MFG5 (NAW5) based with 20 Sea Kings coming from Kiel Holtenau

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List of units at Nordholz

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2012/    MFG5NH90 NFH 2019/   
EC135P2+ 2013/   
Sea King 1973/   
1958/    MFG3Super Lynx mk88a 2000/   
Lynx mk88 1981/00




Nordholz News


NH90 Maintenance Training Rig to German Navy, 18-Jun-19 : #SeaLion Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH delivered a state-of-the-art training equipment for technicians with a functional cockpit of the NH90 “Seelöwe” (Sea Lion) during the German Armed Forces Day at Nordholz. First of 18 helicopters to be delivered in October

Royal Navy Wildcat Deployed on German Frigate, 14-Jul-17 : For the first time Royal Navy new Wildcat deployed on a foreign vessel spending 7 weeks with the German Bundesmarine frigate Lübeck

German Navy Sea King Simulator Upgrade, 16-May-17 : CAE announced at the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC) that completed a major upgrade on the German Navy’s Sea King MK41 helicopter simulator located at Nordholz Naval Airbase



Operations


DatesOperation
13-aug-1517-aug-15SAR Meet 2015




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