Haßfurt-Schweinfurt airfield |
|Height above MSL||219 m (719 ft)|
|Distance from the city center||
2 km southeast of Haßfurt, |
21 km east of Schweinfurt
|Bahn||Bamberg – Schweinfurt|
|operator||Haßfurt-Schweinfurt GmbH airfield|
|11/29||1043 m × 23 m Asphalt|
The airfield is located between Schweinfurt (21 km west) and Bamberg (30 km east-south-east, both as the crow flies to the city center). The airfield is located two kilometers south-east of the historic town center of Haßfurt, in the Eichelsee parcel , at an altitude of . The Main flows to the south-west and the Bamberg – Schweinfurt railway line runs north. To the north-west of the airfield is the port of Haßfurt , to the north the Haßfurt industrial area, to the north-east of Kleinaugsfeld and to the east of Augsfeld .
In 1956, a landing field with a grass runway 450 meters long was opened and used and expanded by the Haßfurt motor flight club in the following decades. In 1968 the airfield had a runway for aircraft with dimensions of 550 meters long and 50 meters wide. In 1977 the runway was extended to 1,100 meters and the entire length of the runway was paved with a width of 20 meters. In 1992 the Haßfurt airfield was taken over by public sponsorship and expanded between October 1994 and June 1997 for 2.9 million euros. 
The airfield has been approved for instrument flight operations ( RMZ) since September 19, 2013 . Among other things, a game protection fence had to be erected around the site, the runway widened by 3 meters and shortened by 57 meters in order not to have to relocate a road. The entire measures cost 918,000 euros. In 2013 there were around 15,000 flight movements (take-offs and landings). In 2012 there were 15,264 aircraft movements and in 2011 17,766. 
Airfield and equipment
The airfield is approved for aircraft of all types up to 5700 kg maximum take-off weight (MTOW) according to instrument flight rules and open from 8:00 (winter 9:00) to 18:00 (winter to sunset). During the remaining times, landing is only possible after prior notification ( PPR ). Customs clearance is possible on weekdays after prior notification on site.
There are several farm buildings , a tower (frequency 119.805 MHz), hangars, a restaurant and there is a petrol station with an oil service. Bicycles can be borrowed for excursions into the surrounding area.
- In May 1985, when approaching Haßfurt in bad weather, an aircraft flew visual flight into a mountainside, killing both occupants. 
- On March 11, 1991, a twin-engine Cessna 402 -B touring aircraft had an accident while approaching EDQT in bad weather. Six of the seven people on board did not survive the crash.  
- In mid-January 2007, an ultralight aircraft launched on EDMV crashed into an agricultural area after only a few kilometers near Augsfeld am Main and burned out there, fatally injuring the pilot. 
- On July 15, 2013, after taking off from Haßfurt, an ultralight aircraft went into a tailspin for a scenic flight in a gusty wind and then fell into the Sichelsee . While the pilot and his passenger were able to save themselves by swimming, the aircraft was totally damaged. [8th]
- On April 9, 2018 collided Bundeswehr helicopter of the type Sikorsky CH-53 during a stopover with a fuel stop on EDQT during rolling with the rotor blades to the tower . The control tower and the helicopter were severely damaged as a result, with one person being killed by debris flying around.   
Local roads open up the airfield via the state road St 2427 to the federal motorway 70 (E 48) running south . There is a connection to inland shipping in the port of Haßfurt located immediately to the north-west . The public transport do not operate the airfield directly, but can Hassfurt or Zeil am Main the railway Bamberg-Schweinfurt be used.
- In the film Das Sams by Ben Verbong (2001), the scene in which Mr Taschenbier's Sams is placed in an Antonow An-2 was shot at the Haßfurt-Schweinfurt airfield.
- The runway is occasionally used by students from the Mainfranken Racing e. V. of the Schweinfurt University of Applied Sciences as a practice track for the self-constructed racing cars.
- A Lockheed F-104 G "Starfighter" of the Air Force is parked next to the car parking lot . This belongs to the Haßfurt eV (MFC Haßfurt eV) based on the site.
- Official website of the Haßfurt-Schweinfurt airfield
- EDQT at oberpfalz-luftbild.de
- Airfield information for pilots
- Haßfurt motor flight club, which also owns the starfighter
- Aviation map for Haßfurt-Schweinfurt airfield on SkyVector.com
- EDQT at BayernAtlas
- Günter Mendel: The Haßfurt-Schweinfurt airfield . In: Verkehrsdrehscheibe Mainfranken 2009 , series of publications by the IHK Würzburg-Schweinfurt No. 24/2009, p. 44 ( Memento of the original from January 12, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Michael Mößlein: Airfield: It hums in the airspace F; Instrument flight operations at Haßfurt airfield are used more than expected on http://www.mainpost.de/ on January 15, 2014
- BFU Flight Accident Information May 1985 (.pdf)
- https://www.infranken.de/regional/artikel_fuer_gemeinden/Im-Nebel-kom-der-Tod;art154303,2164094 Article about the accident
- Accident report at aviation-safety.net
- Press report Augsburger Allgemeine from January 16, 2007
- Press report Nordbayern.de from July 15, 2013
- Press report Nordbayern.de from April 10, 2018
- Accident report at Flug-Revue
- Police report of April 10, 2018