Ground and Tower

SID Assignment

SIDs via TOMPI with designator K or N shall only be used for prop/turboprop aircraft up to 5.7t MTOM. Primary the RNAV SIDs with designator L and M are preferred.


Saarbrücken Ground is responsible for startup and enroute clearance and all aircraft movements at the airport.

Parking Positions

All stands at the airport (N1/S1 - N5/S5) are taxi out positions and can be used with facing north or facing south by aircraft up to B737/A321.Primary the S positions with facing to the north are used.

GAT traffic is parked west of taxiway B in front of the hangar.


Runway 27 is preferred at Saarbrücken as it is the only runway with an ILS approach. On request by the pilot an opposite departure out of runway 09 is possible and needs to be coordinated with Approach. A separate release by Approach is required prior departure.

Departing traffic needs to contact Langen Radar immediately after take-off.

VFR Traffic is not allowed to fly higher than 3000 ft AMSL inside the CTR.

All departures shall be separated by radar separation or wake turbulence separation, whichever is greater. Departures flying the same SID shall be spaced by at least 5NM when the following aircraft overflies the departure end of runway.