Information for helicopter pilots


Routes: from southeast and northwest
Observe the exclusion zone above the hospital area!
The University Hospital is located on the edge of the CTR Zurich and Dübendorf.


Upcoming landings are 15 min. to the USZ alarm center before ETA.

Tel. +41 44 255 27 77

Alternative site

On Gloriastrasse, 300 meters south of the official hospital landing site, there is a sports field belonging to the cantonal school. From there, the patient is transported to the University Hospital Zurich by ambulance. Early notification by telephone to the USZ alarm center is essential.

Tel. +41 44 255 27 77

Landing sites

Type: Rooftop landing pads
Altitude: 477 meters above sea level


47N 22′ 37”, 08E 33′ 05”
683 960 / 247 790

Coordinates on


Single landing strip with closed aluminum surface and ICAO-compliant marking (red H on white cross)


15 x 15 meters, marked acc. ICAO
Total area: 18 x 19 meters


  • Windsock
  • Fire extinguishing system
  • Obstruction lights
  • Square lighting direct and indirect
  • White flashing light (on request) Limmattal sector, City of Zurich and Lake Zurich
  • All-round rollover protection
  • All-round safety nets for fall protection

Load capacity

max. Take-off weight: 5.0 t