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.
Leisure tips and information for your visit to the Wasserkuppe:
Under certain conditions, flights with motorized aircraft to the Wasserkuppe EDER airfield are possible during the week.
The history of aviation: Since the beginning of gliding in 1911, the Wasserkuppe has been known and loved internationally as the “mountain of the pilots”.
Webcam pictures of our webcams at the air sports center with a view of the airfield and the world sailor, as well as weather forecast for the Hochrhön.
Stop by the Weltensegler restaurant-café at the Wasserkuppe airfield! Enjoy good and inexpensive dishes - in the dining room or on the terrace.
The Wasserkuppe is the ideal basis for an air base in the middle of Germany. With the club colleagues or alone you can go from here.
Aviation is a sport with nature. It is therefore also our concern to do as much as possible for nature conservation.
Vacancies: Jobs at the Wasserkuppe flying school and in the Weltensegler restaurant - working in a dedicated team where others go on vacation!
Discover and experience the exciting history of aviation on the Wasserkuppe in the Wasserkuppe glider museum - from the beginning until today.
From simple bed and breakfasts to well-kept four-star hotels, rooms and apartments are available around the Wasserkuppe.