Ingolstadt Manching Airport

Ingolstadt Manching Airfield, or Fliegerhorst Ingolstadt/Manching in German (IATA: IGS, ICAO: ETSI), is a military airbase with civil usage located in Manching near Ingolstadt, Germany.

Ingolstadt Manching Airfield

Fliegerhorst Ingolstadt/Manching
Manching Airport.jpg
Summary
ServesIngolstadt, Germany
LocationManching
Elevation AMSL1,202 ft / 366 m
CoordinatesN48° 42.9' E011° 32.1'
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
9,645

UsageEdit

The airfield is home to the Bundeswehr Technical and Airworthiness Center for Aircraft. Cassidian, the defence and security subsidiary of EADS, also has its headquarters here. The first flights of the Tornado and Eurofighter prototypes took place here. The F104 and the F4 were flown here testing weapons systems in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. During the Space Shuttle missions it was considered as a landing site for TAL aborts.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Private Wings offers some business on demand charters and seasonal scheduled leisure flights across Europe. Ingolstadt Manching also receives frequent charter flights from Braunschweig-Wolfsburg Airport transferring personnel of the Volkswagen Group between their headquarters in Wolfsburg and their subsidiary Audi in Ingolstadt.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ingolstadt Manching Airport at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 48°42′56″N 11°32′02″E / 48.71556°N 11.53389°E / 48.71556; 11.53389