Flight Simulator 2020: Undocumented Airfields and Points of Interest in Thuringia, Germany

The page has three parts:

  • Undocumented airfields and interesting objects
  • Directory of cities and places
  • Instructions how to jump directly to a location in Flight Simulator 2020 using the bold coordinates.

The listed departure airfields are suggestions, of course you can also start at any other airfield. By clicking on the link "Route" the direct route from the airfield to the target is displayed in SkyVector (skyvector.com). If necessary, however, control zones, restricted areas etc. must be flown around.

Points of Interest in Thuringia (Thüringen)

Blankenburg: SAM site
N511302 E0104617Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.2172222,10.7713889
Former Surface-to-Air Missile site of the East German National People's Army
Departure airports:
• Bad FrankenhausenEDOFRoute
• Bad LangensalzaEDEBRoute
• ErfurtEDDERoute
• MühlhausenEDEQRoute
• NordhausenEDAORoute
• Obermehler / SchlotheimEDCORoute
• SömmerdaEDBSRoute
Blankenburg: Former SAM site
Blankenburg: Former SAM site (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Blankenhain: Auxiliary airfield
N505011 E0112228Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.8363889,11.3744444
Auxiliary airfield in East Germany, today closed.
Departure airports:
• AlkerslebenEDBARoute
• Bad BerkaEDOBRoute
• Jena SchöngleinaEDBJRoute
• Rudolstadt GroschwitzEDOKRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Blankenhain Auxiliary Airfield, Germany
Blankenhain Auxiliary Airfield (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Buchenwald: Concentration camp memorial
N510114 E0111457Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.0205556,11.2491667
Departure airports:
• AlkerslebenEDBARoute
• Bad BerkaEDOBRoute
• Rudolstadt GroschwitzEDOKRoute
• SömmerdaEDBSRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Buchenwald: Memorial
Buchenwald: Memorial (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Eckolstädt: SAM Site
N510233 E0113738Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.0425,11.6272222
Former Surface-to-Air Missile site of the East German National People's Army for S-200 Wega / SA-5
Departure airports:
• Jena SchöngleinaEDBJRoute
• LauchaEDBLRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Eckolstädt: SAM site S-200 Wega (SA-5 Gammon)
Eckolstädt: SAM site S-200 Wega (SA-5 Gammon) (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Eckolstädt: SAM Site
N510160 E0113505Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.0333333,11.5847222
Former Surface-to-Air Missile site of the East German National People's Army
Greipzig: SAM site
N505649 E0122652Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9469444,12.4477778
Former Soviet Surface-to-Air Missile site for the Altenburg Air Base
Departure airports:
• AltenburgEDACRoute
• Gera LeumnitzEDAJRoute
• SprossenEDCHRoute
Greipzig: Former SAM site
Greipzig: Former SAM site (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Großeutersdorf: Walpersberg runway
N504747 E0113320Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.7963889,11.5555556
Departure airports:
• Jena SchöngleinaEDBJRoute
• Rudolstadt GroschwitzEDOKRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Großeutersdorf: Former runway on hill
Großeutersdorf: Former runway on hill (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Hassleben: Airfield
N510700 E0110058Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.1166667,11.0161111
Former reserve airfield and later helicopter base of the Soviet troops in East Germany.
Departure airports:
• Bad LangensalzaEDEBRoute
• ErfurtEDDERoute
• Gotha OstEDEGRoute
• Obermehler/SchlotheimEDCORoute
• SömmerdaEDBSRoute
Hassleben: Former Airfield
Hassleben: Former Soviet airfield (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Meiningen: Airfield
N503413 E0102656Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.5702778,10.4488889
At first, commercial airport for Meiningen, in East Germany helicopter base of the border troops. Today closed.
Departure airports:
• Bad NeustadtEDFDRoute
• Coburg BrandensteinsebeneEDQCRoute
• Suhl GoldlauterEDQSRoute
• WasserkuppeEDERRoute
Meiningen: Former airfield
Meiningen: Former airfield (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Nohra: Airfield
N505837 E0111453Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9769444,11.2480556
Former Soviet airfield and helicopter base.
Departure airports:
• AlkerslebenEDBARoute
• Bad BerkaEDOBRoute
• Rudolstadt GroschwitzEDOKRoute
• SömmerdaEDBSRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Nohra: Former heliport
Nohra: Former heliport (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Remda: SAM Site
N504625 E0111042Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.7736111,11.1783333
Former Surface-to-Air Missile site of the East German National People's Army
Departure airports:
• AlkerslebenEDBARoute
• Bad BerkaEDOBRoute
• Jena SchöngleinaEDBJRoute
• PennewitzEDOSRoute
• Rudolstadt GroschwitzEDOKRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Remda: SAM site
Former SAM site of the East German Air Force - Circular launching area for missiles of the Soviet type S-75 (SA-2) on the Großer Kalmberg hill, partly overgrown (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Röhrensee: Airfield
N505040 E0105025Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.8444444,10.8402778
Airfield on the Ohrdruf military training area, closed today.
Departure airports:
• AlkerslebenEDBARoute
• Eisenach/HainaEDGERoute
• ErfurtEDDERoute
• Gotha OstEDEGRoute
• Suhl GoldlauterEDQSRoute
Röhrensee: Airfield
Röhrensee: Airfield (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Rothenstein: Helipad
N505112 E0113539Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.8533333,11.5941667
Former Soviet helipad with 4 pads.
Departure airports:
• Jena SchöngleinaEDBJRoute
• Rudolstadt GroschwitzEDOKRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Rothenstein Helipad, Germany
Rothenstein Helipad (Source: Flight Simulator 2020)
Sprötau: SAM command post
N510551 E0111105Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.0975,11.1847222
Command post for East German surface-to-air missile (SAM) units
Departure airports:
• Erfurt-WeimarEDDERoute
• Jena SchöngleinaEDBJRoute
• LauchaEDBLRoute
• SömmerdaEDBSRoute
• Weimar UmpferstedtEDOURoute
Waltersleben: Highway Strip
N505425 E0110122Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9069444,11.0227778
Zimmern: Auxiliary airfield
N510053 E0113719Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.0147222,11.6219444
Auxiliary airfield in East Germany, closed today.

Places in Thüringen (Thüringen)

You can use the bold coordinates to jump directly to this location in FS 2020. Instructions at the bottom of this page.

Altenburg
N505922 E0122638Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9894444,12.4438889
Apolda
N510131 E0113052Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.0252778,11.5144444
Bad Langensalza
N510620 E0103854Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.1055556,10.6483333
Bad Salzungen
N504839 E0101407Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.8108333,10.2352778
Eisenach
N505847 E0101903Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9797222,10.3175
Eisenberg
N505809 E0115344Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9691667,11.8955556
Eisfeld
N502531 E0105422Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.4252778,10.9061111
Erfurt
N505856 E0110154Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9822222,11.0316667
Gera
N505260 E0120451Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.8833333,12.0808333
Gotha
N505642 E0104257Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.945,10.7158333
Hildburghausen
N502536 E0104347Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.4266667,10.7297222
Ilmenau
N504103 E0105514Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.6841667,10.9205556
Jena
N505544 E0113528Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9288889,11.5911111
Meiningen
N503434 E0102514Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.5761111,10.4205556
Mühlhausen
N511239 E0102743Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.2108333,10.4619444
Neuhaus am Rennweg
N503029 E0110815Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.5080556,11.1375
Nordhausen
N512943 E0104750Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.4952778,10.7972222
Rudolstadt
N504253 E0111910Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.7147222,11.3194444
Saalfeld
N503904 E0112157Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.6511111,11.3658333
Schleiz
N503439 E0114838Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.5775,11.8105556
Sömmerda
N510946 E0110735Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.1627778,11.1263889
Sondershausen
N512213 E0105159Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps51.3702778,10.8663889
Sonneberg
N502125 E0111021Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.3569444,11.1725
Suhl
N503620 E0104116Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.6055556,10.6877778
Weimar
N505904 E0111925Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.9844444,11.3236111
Zella-Mehlis
N503915 E0104014Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.6541667,10.6705556
Zeulenroda-Triebes
N503908 E0115904Bing MapsOpenStreetMapsGoogle Maps50.6522222,11.9844444

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