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  • germany Flughafen Cuxhaven / Nordholz

    Wurster Nordseeküste, Lower Saxony



    Satellite and aerial maps of Nordholz with nearby locations

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    1.2321 Aeronauticum, Lower Saxony
    9.9016 Klinik Cuxhaven (S), Lower Saxony
    9.9017 Klinik Cuxhaven (E), Lower Saxony
    12.2020DECUX Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony
    15.6301 Grosser Knechtsand, Lower Saxony
    23.0196 Bremerhaven Port, Bremen

    1958 to present

    53° 46' 0'' N - 8° 39' 0'' E
    1nm ESE of Nordholz
    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 2025
    NH90 NTH Sea Lion 2019/   
    EC135P2+ 2013/   
    Super Lynx mk88a 2012/   
    Sea King 1973/   
    1958/    MFG3Super Lynx mk88a 2000/12
    Lynx mk88 1981/00

    Nordholz News

    Sea Lion Tested for Safe Landings on Ships, 20-Apr-23 : #SeaLion Germany Naval Aviation new helicopters NH90 Sea Lion completed evaluation for landing and take-off from ships in all weather conditions

    Upgraded Simulator for German Sea Lion, 21-Jul-22 : Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH and Reiser Simulation und Training GmbH (RST) to upgrade simulators for the NH90 NFH Sea Lion helicopter of the German Navy

    Sea Lion Delivered to MFG5, 11-Jun-20 : #SeaLion German Navy’ Naval Air Wing 5 (Marinefliegergeschwader 5, MFG5) at Norholdz airbase took delivery of the NH90 NTH (Naval Transport Helicopter) Sea Lion. The official reception ceremony will take place on June 25

    CAE Training Solutions for German Sea Lion, 19-Dec-19 : #Simulator CAE Germany signed contract with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to supply simulator and trainers to the German Navy for the new NH90 Sea Lion helicopter

    5,000 Flight Hours for German Navy’ Trainer EC135, 25-Jul-19 : #trainer The Marineflieger, German Naval Aviation, completed 5,000 flight hours of training with the civilian EC135 operated by DL Helicopter Technik in Nordholz

    18-Jun-19 - NH90 Maintenance Training Rig to German Navy #SeaLion
    14-Jul-17 - Royal Navy Wildcat Deployed on German Frigate
    16-May-17 - German Navy Sea King Simulator Upgrade

    Operations at Nordholz

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

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