Wasserkuppe: airfield and excursion destination

Visit the Wasserkuppe airfield and the “Mountain of Aviators” in the middle of Germany!

The flying school is located in the air sports center. Here you can find out how the training from “pedestrian” to glider pilot at the Wasserkuppe flying school works.

Or stop by the “Weltensegler” airfield restaurant and café. From the roof terrace you have a clear view of the take-offs and landings on the airfield.

The Wasserkuppe is not only known and loved as the “Mountain of the Aviators”: Today it is one of the most popular excursion and holiday destinations in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Rhön. For the whole family and in every season!

The Wasserkuppe airfield (ICAO mark: EDER) is Germany's highest airfield at around 920 meters above sea level.

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Wasserkuppe air sports center

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Aviation school Wasserkuppe
Wasserkuppe 1a
36129 Gersfeld

+49 6654 364