The Mannheim CTR extends from ground level to 2000 ft MSL.
VFR traffic with an MTOW up to 5,700 kg may also use the grass runway north of the hard surface runway, as well as the grass taxiway G parallel to and west of taxiway A.
VFR traffic can be conducted in English or in German.
Traffic patterns at the airport will be conducted to the south of the field whenever possible. Pilots should avoid overflying the cities of Mannheim and Ludwigshafen, as well as the surrounding villages.
VFR traffic doesn’t require a startup clearance. Initial contact can be made when ready for taxi.
VFR departures can expect to leave the CTR via one of the five visual reporting points surrounding the CTR.
If runway 27 is in use, you should plan to leave the CTR via Romeo, Whiskey, or Sierra.
If runway 09 is in use, you should plan to leave the CTR via Kilo, Echo, or Sierra.
VFR arrivals can expect to enter the CTR via one of the five visual reporting points surrounding the
If runway 27 is in use, you should plan to enter the CTR via Kilo or Sierra.
If runway 09 is in use, you should plan to enter the CTR via Romeo.
In addition to the airport, there are two hospitals with helipads within the CTR as well as another hospital with two helipads just outside of the CTR.
The Theresienkrankenhaus is located in the city of Mannheim northwest of the field. The Klinikum Ludwigshafen is located west of the field. This hospital is also where the rescue helicopter Christoph 5 (CHX5) is based. The Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg is located to the east-southeast of the field just outside of the CTR.