Area            
780 ha fenced in

Construction measures    

  • 3.5 million m3 of peat moved    
  • 4.5 million m3 of sand washed up    
  • 900,000 tons of asphalt processed    
  • 75 km of roadway established

Construction costs
approx. 150 million Euros

Construction schedule

  • 1991: Decision regarding site 
  • 1995: Start of construction  
  • 1997: Start of test operation atp bau 2
  • 1998: Opening
  • 2000: Take over of the majority share by Wilhelm Karmann GmbH
  • 2002: Commissioning of workshop building
  • 2002: Commissioning of test stand building
  • 2011: Complete take over of the shares by MBtech Group GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • 2012: Reconstruction High Speed Oval (ORK)
  • 2012: Introduction safety & security concept
  • 2015: Reconstruction and modernisation Handling course (HAK)
  • 2015: Commissioning of second workshop building