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Jun 30 2020

The following Base Access Restrictions are effective 

Published by Airborne Early Warning & Control Force Public Affairs Office

  • Non-NAB GK NATO Personnel are denied access to the base, except visits to medical and support facilities.
  • No access for NATO Retirees (except visit to medical facilities for military retirees) until further notice.
  • No access for visitors if not justified via Base Access Request Form.
  • No access for clubs.
  • No access for concessionaires except DER Travel.
  • No access for dependents, except for work or visits to medical or support facilities.
  • No access for deliveries, except mail and mission essential as deemed by receiver.
  • No access for construction workers, except mission essential constructions.
  • Sponsoring will not be allowed anymore, until further notice
Base Support Staff Services Plan until 29 May 2020

 NOTE: As of Monday 27 April: Mandatory wearing mask (cover of nose and mouth) in following facilities:


MWR Store (German Post, bld 81)



 The Rotodome will only hand out food boxes to the guests. 

The Rotodome will stay closed for seating.

      Breakfast: 06:30-09:30 hrs 
      Box with bread rolls, cheese/turkey, butter, jam, Nutella, boiled egg, yogurt, orange juice, coffee, cutlery/napkin, Price: € 2.50
      Lunch: 11:00-13:00 hrs
      Box with warm meal small salad with dressing, crisp or peanuts, dessert, water and soda, coffee, cutlery/napkin Price: € 4.50
      Please pay as much as possible with Card (debit, credit)


    NATEX Convenience Store will have new adjusted opening times with limited service:

    Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00 hrs.

    Saturday-Sunday Closed

    NATEX Gas Station:

    Monday-Friday 08:00-13:00 hrs.

    Saturday-Sunday Closed

    NATEX Retail Store closed as of 16 March 2020.

    VAT/Disbursing office Bldg. 5

    Only open on Tuesdays AND Thursdays, 0900-12:00 hrs. the rest of the week closed.

    Mail office Bldg. 5: Mail run only in the morning  Mail office open 09:00-12:00

    MWA Store: Open with adjusted opening hours, 10:00-14:00 hrs, German Post. 

    Concessionaires are closed (Telekom, Barbershop, Grant & Green tax free car sale, Nutricion Berg and Culpeck Insurances). 

    DER Travel Agency is only open for FHFA, closed for customers.

"The NATO Airbase Geilenkirchen West Gate opening hours have been reduced until further notice. 
Refer to your Senior National Representative to receive more detailed information."

      Below is the CoVID-19 Podcast Video Nr. 6 - Major General Joerg Lebert is looking back and ahead.

      Major General Joerg Lebert is the Commander of the NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force in Geilenkirchen, Germany.
      He leads an international military and civilian staff, representing 17 NATO nations which provide an airborne early warning, command and control and battle management capability in support of NATO commanders.

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