Aerodrome Saarlouis-Düren

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description

brief description: 

800 m asphalt runway with taxiway. 700 m grass runway (not serviceable at the moment). 3 hangar buildings, tower, pilots' lounge with panoramic terrace.

relevant filming facts

opening times: 
open daily, except for 24/12, 25/12, 26/12, 31/12 and 01/01.
usage: 
aerodrome for private, sports and business flights. Training centre in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, HTW). Parachute school, drop zone. Renovated in 2008. New service station and taxiway.
condition: 
renovated in 2008, new petrol station and taxiway
interior architecture: 
sober, flooded with light. Spiral staircase with steel grid steps leading to the tower
layout: 
rectangular hangars
Background noise: 
quietly situated (quiet when there´s no air traffic)
surroundings: 
parachuting school, Paratech parachute production, Hotel Scheidberg
ceiling height: 
Ca. 7 m
Lift/elevator: 
not available
possible disturbing factors: 
none
Space restrictions: 
access only after consultation with air-traffic control on site
Time restrictions : 
access only after consultation with air-traffic control on site
Catering: 
pilots' lounge (more of a tavern than a restaurant), Hotel Scheidberg
premises: 
pilots' lounge
Filming experience: 
television reports on parachuting
comment: 
spiral staircase with gridded floor leads you up to the tower

accessibility

car: 
coming on the motorway A620, take the Saarlouis exit, turn left and follow the B405 until reaching Wallerfangen. In Wallerfangen-Düren, follow the signposts.
train: 
Saarlouis train station is 10 km away

supply

sanitary facilities: 
in the tower (ground floor) and the pilots' lounge
parking lot: 
large parking lot
electricity supply: 
220 V
water supply: 
available

contact

Steffen Conrad
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