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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, national support facilities & ACCI personnel.
  • No access for NATO Retirees (except visit to medical facilities for military retirees).
  • No access for visitors if not justified via Base Access Request Form.
  • No access for clubs with the exception of those approved by base leadership (clubs will be informed directly once approved).
  • No access for concessionaire employees except DER Travel, NATEX, AAFEES, Telekom, Barber Shop, Grant and Green, Culpeck Insurance, Commerzbank (fill up ATM), Dry Cleaner (inside German Post Office), and Deustche Post.
  • No access for dependents, except for work or visits to medical and national support facilities.
  • No access for deliveries, except mail and mission essential items as deemed receiver.
  • No access for construction workers, except mission essential constructions. 
Base Support Staff Services Plan until further notice

 NOTE: As of Friday 17 July 2020: 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 for breakfast and lunch to the guests.
The Rotodome will stay closed for seating. Mandatory mouth-nose cover for customers and staff. 

      Breakfast: 06:30-09:30 hrs 
      Box with bread rolls, cheese/turkey, butter, jam, Nutella, boiled egg, yogurt, orange juice, coffee, cutlery/napkin, Price: € 3.00
      Lunch: 11:00-13:00 hrs
      Box with warm meal, small salad with dressing, crisp or peanuts, candy bar, fresh fruit, water and soda, coffee, cutlery/napkin Price: € 5.00
      On Monday, Wednesday and Friday we also serve a Seasonal salad as main course
      Ice Cream every Tuesday and Thursday 1100-1500 on the terrace
      Please pay as much as possible with Card (debit, credit)
      Take away PIZZA - beginning 5 August
      Every Wednesday take away Pizza, pick up between 11:00 and 13:00 hrs


    NATEX Convenience Store will have new adjusted opening times with limited service:
    In all Natex Stores: Mandatory mouth-nose cover for customers and staff.

    Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00 hrs.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed

    NATEX Gas Station:

    Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00 hrs.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed

    NATEX Garage:

    Monday-Friday 08:00- 16:00 hrs.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed

    NATEX Retail Store operation hours with limited services.

    Monday-Friday 10:00-16:00 hrs.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed.

    NATEX VAT Office:

    Monday-Friday 09:00- 11:00 hrs / 12:00- 15:00 hrs.
    Saturday-Sunday 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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