Bitburg – in the German province Rheinland-Pfalz - had a front-line position in the cold war. It used to be the home of the NATO with the United States Air Force's 36th Fighter Wing. Since 1994 the military airbase is converted into a commercial zone. That is, with the concrete fortified bunkers for fighters jets as commercial space.
Your company in a jet fighter bunker?
Imagine housing your business in a concrete fortified fighter jet bunker. You can at Bitburg Airport and commercial zone in Germany.
|Fighter bunkers at Bitburg Airport - a former Airbase in Germany
Quite a few fighter jet bunkers are still empty like this one. The huge steel door slides open to the left.
|Fighter bunkers at Bitburg Airport in Germany - most are in good shape
At Bitburg airport and commercial airport
The entrance of the Bitburg airport and commercial zone looks quite ordinary - but just a few minutes drive inside the area is quite different from other commercial zone. The roads are curvy and seems to have no logic. Then massive concrete fortified jet fighter bunkers appear, giving the whole place a surreal feel.
|The tower at Bitburg Airport - a former Airbase in Germany
The Bitburg commercial zone (Gewerbe Gebiet in german) is the home of many companies.
Army surplus at Bitburg Airport and commercial zone
A depot of NATO army surplus is also located at Bitburg Airport commercial zone.
|Army surplus at Bitburg airport - the sign reads Ausstellung Militäirhistorischer Wehrtechnik
The place has a sign which reads "Ausstellung Militäirhistorischer Wehrtechnik" - which means exhibition of historic military army technology.
Want to buy a tank? Have a look, maybe you get lucky and the gate is open.
|Army surplus at Bitburg airport - there's quite a supply here.
Know more about this place?
Here's the official website of Gewerbegebiet Flugplatz Bitburg.
Have a look at a few Bitburg former airbase bunker pictures.