germany Flughafen Cuxhaven / Nordholz

Wurster Nordseeküste, Niedersachsen


Satellite and aerial maps of Nordholz with nearby locations

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1.2321 Aeronauticum, Niedersachsen
12.2 20DECUX Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen
15.6301 Grosser Knechtsand, Niedersachsen
23.0196 Bremerhaven, Freie Hansestadt Bremen
32.5283DE20 Nordergruende OWF, Offshore Germany
42.3230 Wilhelmshaven, Niedersachsen

1958 to present

53° 46' '' N - 8° 39' '' 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 2019/   
EC135P2+ 2013/   
Super Lynx mk88a 2012/   
Sea King 1973/   
1958/    MFG3Super Lynx mk88a 2000/12
Lynx mk88 1981/00

Nordholz News

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

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


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

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