Ramstein AB

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Ramstein, RP
Germany
Passenger Service Desk: 
+49-6371-46-4440
+49-6371-46-4441
+49-6371-46-4442
+49-6371-46-4299
+49-6371-46-4161
DSN: 
479-xxxx
Flight Recording: 
+49-6371-46-4440
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49° 26' 28.7196" N, 7° 34' 27.9444" E
Location Name: 
West Gate (Near Terminal); GPS: 49.441311, 7.574429
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  • Online Flight Schedules: See Terminal Facebook Page
  • AMCGRAM or Online Version or the online Fact Sheet.
  • Color Base Map
  • "What do I Need to Fly AMC?" Flyer
  • Terminal Hours: See AMCGRAM
  • Terminal Dining: Subway
  • Rental Car Key Return Drop Box:  SIXT, Hertz (verify with respective company as info subject to change); Hertz drop box on wall next to Check-in scale #1.
  • Lockers: None
  • Internet/WiFi: Yes
  • USO: Yes
  • ATM: Yes in terminal (Euros and Dollars)
  • Base Dining Facility:
  • Inbound PCS Info:  Contact the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center at +49-162-270-9986
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49° 26' 36.078" N, 7° 35' 13.0992" E
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  • FREE Long-Term Parking is available in the parking deck in designated spaces (4th floor is recommended by the Pax Terminal Reps) adjacent to the terminal. No Parking Pass required - just ensure vehicle is registered and insured.  (As of June 2014)
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49° 26' 40.938" N, 7° 35' 24.6084" E
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Long Term Parking
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  • Billeting: 49-6371-45-4920 or x4960 DSN 480-4920/4960. (across the street from the Pax Terminal). Vogelweh Lodging may also be available (approx 5 miles away). Here's the Ramstein Lodging Policy and you can use this Reservation Form to request a reservation one duty day in advance.
  • Off-Base Lodging: See AMCGRAM for a list of local lodging and lodging office may have a list.
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49° 26' 39.1056" N, 7° 35' 15.8316" E
Location Name: 
KMCC
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49° 27' 4.932" N, 7° 36' 28.9548" E
Location Name: 
East Gate
Billet Phone Number: 
+49-6371-45-4920
DSN 480-4920 or 4960
Fax: 
None
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  • Europe via large/small aircraft and CONUS via large cargo aircraft.
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  • On/Off-Base Shuttle: Base Shuttle Schedule (current as of Dec 10 but see prior and following NOTES). NOTE: As of April 2011 the departure times from KMCC for the shuttle to Kleber and Landstuhl are modified as follows:
    • MONDAY/THURSDAY/SATURDAY: 0745; 0900; 1100; 1300; 1500; 1700; 1840; 1935; 2035; 2135.
    • TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY/FRIDAY/SUNDAY: 0745; 0900; 1100; 1300; 1500; 1700; 1800; 1900; 2000; 2100.
    • Call shuttle operations at DSN 486-5504 (Mon - Fri), or 486-5564 after hours for current schedules.
  • Also, here's a bus/shuttle schedule picked up from the Ramstein USO in Jul 09.
  • Rental Car (On-Base): None "In Terminal" but there are severeal in the KMCC (Exchange Complex) across the street from the terminal.  Hertz is also in Bldg 305.  AMCR closed their business in 2013. See a picture of the Key Drop Options to the right side of the Check-in/Baggage scales.  NOTE: Due to Status of Forces (SOFA) rules, Retirees and AD on leave (not stationed in Europe/Africa) will need to rent/ collect cars off-base.  Hertz "may" (verify) be able to provide cars on-base to non-SOFA personnel.
  • Rental Car (Off Base): See AMCGRAM for list  Note: The Hertz office in Ramstein village closed in January 2012; the on-base Hertz (Bldg 305) is available to retirees for rentals.
  • Taxi/Shuttle: See AMCGRAM for info and hereThe free duty shuttle from the Pax Terminal to Frankfurt International Airport ended 1 April 2013.  There is a paid shuttle service for 35 euros per person (2011 prices) from Frankfurt International Airport (contact the Frankfurt USO for details). If you plan to fly via Ryanair then you will need to use commercial transportation (bus,train,taxi,shuttle) to Frankfurt Hahn Airport and NOT Frankfurt International Airport! Verify all times prior to travel.
  • Average Taxi fares to/from train stations (as of March 31st, 2011) Landstuhl: 12 Euros Kaiserslautern: 25-30 Euros
  • Local Bus: Route 143 passes through Ramstein AB several times each weekday. You can check the schedule online (scroll down to "Saar-Pfalz-Bus 143" and click on ""Buchseiten anzeigen" to access (open or save) a pdf version of the schedule.
  • Local Rail: Ramstein train station is technically the "nearest" but with less options than at Landstuhl Station. a local bus (see "Local Bus" above) travels between Ramstein AB and Landstuhl train station - a taxi may be more convenient if the bus times don't match up with your schedule.
  • Note: If traveling with several others consider obtaining a DB 24 hr regional ticket Laender Ticket. It covers trains, buses, trams in RP-Saarland region for 5 persons traveling together and IF PURCHASED ON A SATURDAY is good until 0300 Mon. Another option from Ramstein is the Regional VRN 24 Ticket - (for groups up to 5) Good for travel in/around Ramstein on Rhine-Neckar Public Transportation
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  1. A Medevac Shuttle departs Landstuhl (near Ramstein) for Vicenza, Italy Tuesdays and Fridays at 0900. The shuttle departs from in front of the Hospital Emergency Room (be there 10 minutes early) and all you need is your military ID. There "may" be other stops at Ramstein KMCC (departs at 0930) and Vogelweh Billeting (departs at 1000), to pick up patients from billeting.
    1. The bus ride is on a chartered bus with toilet, takes 12 hours and makes 3-4 short stops (approx every 2 hours) at motorway rest stops and rest areas (no, you can't get off here and you wouldn't want to either). Contact the Medevac office at Landstuhl for more info. The return info from Vicenza can be found on SPacea.net's Aviano AB Page.
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  1. How do I travel between Ramstein AB and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (for Ryanair Flights)?(Current as of Mar 2010)
    1. NOTE: The Airport Service from the Shell Autohof near Ramstein to Frankfurt-Hahn terminated at the end of February 2010!!!!!
    2. One way is to get the train from Landstuhl to Mainz and then connect with bus Route #600 to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. here for the DB-Bahn Web Site Routing - just change the date and time you want to travel. Also, see the following link other options to travel to/from Hahn. In addition, Bohr Bus runs a shuttle between Frankfurt (City and Intl Airport) and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.
    3. An alternative is to use the Laender Ticker mentioned above (under Local Rail) and the following Routes:
    4. Kaiserslautern to Idar-Oberstein Bahnhof by train (1.5 - 2 hours).
    5. Idar-Oberstein Bahnhof to Hahn by Bus #351 (50 minutes, 6.40 Euro as of Mar 2010)
    6. or (if you want to stop in Trier)
    7. Kaiserslautern to Trier by train (2 hours)
    8. Trier to Bullay by train (50 minutes)
    9. Bullay to Hahn by Bus (45 minutes) OR Trier to Hahn by Flibco Bus (12 euros, 40 minutes as of Mar 2010)
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  • Online Flight Schedules: See Terminal Facebook Page
  • AMCGRAM or Online Version or the online Fact Sheet.
  • Color Base Map
  • "What do I Need to Fly AMC?" Flyer
  • Terminal Hours: See AMCGRAM
  • Terminal Dining: Subway
  • Rental Car Key Return Drop Box:  SIXT, Hertz (verify with respective company as info subject to change); Hertz drop box on wall next to Check-in scale #1.
  • Lockers: None
  • Internet/WiFi: Yes
  • USO: Yes
  • ATM: Yes in terminal (Euros and Dollars)
  • Base Dining Facility:
  • Inbound PCS Info:  Contact the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center at +49-162-270-9986
  • Billeting: 49-6371-45-4920 or x4960 DSN 480-4920/4960. (across the street from the Pax Terminal). Vogelweh Lodging may also be available (approx 5 miles away). Here's the Ramstein Lodging Policy and you can use this Reservation Form to request a reservation one duty day in advance.
  • Off-Base Lodging: See AMCGRAM for a list of local lodging and lodging office may have a list.
  • FREE Long-Term Parking is available in the parking deck in designated spaces (4th floor is recommended by the Pax Terminal Reps) adjacent to the terminal. No Parking Pass required - just ensure vehicle is registered and insured.  (As of June 2014)
  • Europe via large/small aircraft and CONUS via large cargo aircraft.
  • On/Off-Base Shuttle: Base Shuttle Schedule (current as of Dec 10 but see prior and following NOTES). NOTE: As of April 2011 the departure times from KMCC for the shuttle to Kleber and Landstuhl are modified as follows:
    • MONDAY/THURSDAY/SATURDAY: 0745; 0900; 1100; 1300; 1500; 1700; 1840; 1935; 2035; 2135.
    • TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY/FRIDAY/SUNDAY: 0745; 0900; 1100; 1300; 1500; 1700; 1800; 1900; 2000; 2100.
    • Call shuttle operations at DSN 486-5504 (Mon - Fri), or 486-5564 after hours for current schedules.
  • Also, here's a bus/shuttle schedule picked up from the Ramstein USO in Jul 09.
  • Rental Car (On-Base): None "In Terminal" but there are severeal in the KMCC (Exchange Complex) across the street from the terminal.  Hertz is also in Bldg 305.  AMCR closed their business in 2013. See a picture of the Key Drop Options to the right side of the Check-in/Baggage scales.  NOTE: Due to Status of Forces (SOFA) rules, Retirees and AD on leave (not stationed in Europe/Africa) will need to rent/ collect cars off-base.  Hertz "may" (verify) be able to provide cars on-base to non-SOFA personnel.
  • Rental Car (Off Base): See AMCGRAM for list  Note: The Hertz office in Ramstein village closed in January 2012; the on-base Hertz (Bldg 305) is available to retirees for rentals.
  • Taxi/Shuttle: See AMCGRAM for info and hereThe free duty shuttle from the Pax Terminal to Frankfurt International Airport ended 1 April 2013.  There is a paid shuttle service for 35 euros per person (2011 prices) from Frankfurt International Airport (contact the Frankfurt USO for details). If you plan to fly via Ryanair then you will need to use commercial transportation (bus,train,taxi,shuttle) to Frankfurt Hahn Airport and NOT Frankfurt International Airport! Verify all times prior to travel.
  • Average Taxi fares to/from train stations (as of March 31st, 2011) Landstuhl: 12 Euros Kaiserslautern: 25-30 Euros
  • Local Bus: Route 143 passes through Ramstein AB several times each weekday. You can check the schedule online (scroll down to "Saar-Pfalz-Bus 143" and click on ""Buchseiten anzeigen" to access (open or save) a pdf version of the schedule.
  • Local Rail: Ramstein train station is technically the "nearest" but with less options than at Landstuhl Station. a local bus (see "Local Bus" above) travels between Ramstein AB and Landstuhl train station - a taxi may be more convenient if the bus times don't match up with your schedule.
  • Note: If traveling with several others consider obtaining a DB 24 hr regional ticket Laender Ticket. It covers trains, buses, trams in RP-Saarland region for 5 persons traveling together and IF PURCHASED ON A SATURDAY is good until 0300 Mon. Another option from Ramstein is the Regional VRN 24 Ticket - (for groups up to 5) Good for travel in/around Ramstein on Rhine-Neckar Public Transportation
  1. A Medevac Shuttle departs Landstuhl (near Ramstein) for Vicenza, Italy Tuesdays and Fridays at 0900. The shuttle departs from in front of the Hospital Emergency Room (be there 10 minutes early) and all you need is your military ID. There "may" be other stops at Ramstein KMCC (departs at 0930) and Vogelweh Billeting (departs at 1000), to pick up patients from billeting.
    1. The bus ride is on a chartered bus with toilet, takes 12 hours and makes 3-4 short stops (approx every 2 hours) at motorway rest stops and rest areas (no, you can't get off here and you wouldn't want to either). Contact the Medevac office at Landstuhl for more info. The return info from Vicenza can be found on SPacea.net's Aviano AB Page.
  1. How do I travel between Ramstein AB and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (for Ryanair Flights)?(Current as of Mar 2010)
    1. NOTE: The Airport Service from the Shell Autohof near Ramstein to Frankfurt-Hahn terminated at the end of February 2010!!!!!
    2. One way is to get the train from Landstuhl to Mainz and then connect with bus Route #600 to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. here for the DB-Bahn Web Site Routing - just change the date and time you want to travel. Also, see the following link other options to travel to/from Hahn. In addition, Bohr Bus runs a shuttle between Frankfurt (City and Intl Airport) and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.
    3. An alternative is to use the Laender Ticker mentioned above (under Local Rail) and the following Routes:
    4. Kaiserslautern to Idar-Oberstein Bahnhof by train (1.5 - 2 hours).
    5. Idar-Oberstein Bahnhof to Hahn by Bus #351 (50 minutes, 6.40 Euro as of Mar 2010)
    6. or (if you want to stop in Trier)
    7. Kaiserslautern to Trier by train (2 hours)
    8. Trier to Bullay by train (50 minutes)
    9. Bullay to Hahn by Bus (45 minutes) OR Trier to Hahn by Flibco Bus (12 euros, 40 minutes as of Mar 2010)

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