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Manching is a market in the Upper Bavarian district of Pfaffenhofen and lies southeast of Ingolstadt. Nearby is a device for test flights airbase Ingolstadt / Manching is composed of the WTD 61 of the Federal Armed Forces aircraft and the premises of Cassidian, a part of the Airbus Group.

  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 industry
  • 5.2 Agriculture and Forestry
  • 5.3 Public bodies
  • 5.4 Education
  • 5.5 traffic
  • 6.1 Sons and daughters of the town
  • 6.2 personalities who have worked on site


Manching is located in the Ingolstadt region and consists of the districts Manching, Upper Timm, Niederstimm, Pichl, Forstwiesen in filing Moss, Westenhausen, Lindachstraße and Rottmann Hart.


From the 3rd century BC to the 1st century BC there was a Celtic oppidum at Manching today.

The market Manching belonged since 1505 to the Duchy of Neuburg -Sulzbach and the district court Reichertshofen. Since 1777 it has been part of the Electorate of Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.


On January 1, 1962, a part of the dissolved municipality Our Lord was incorporated. On January 1, 1971, added Niederstimm. Pichl followed on 1 January 1972. In 1978 Westenhausen still came on 1 January and upper Timm added on May 1.



The municipal tax revenue in 1999 amounted to the equivalent of 6.151 million euros, of which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted 1.351 million euros.

Coat of arms

The community Manching leads since 1955 a coat of arms. The blazon is: " Divided by silver and blue; front an upright black keys behind a prehistoric golden lock hook in horse head shape. "

Culture and sights

The listed Manchinger Peace Church from 1958 is considered to be a particularly successful work of the church builder Olaf Andreas Gulbransson ( 1916-1961 ), son of the cartoonist Olaf Gulbransson. It is located at the entrance to an old fort of the Bavarian fortress of Ingolstadt and has been predominantly built of rubble stones this 1945 demolished fort.

Economy and infrastructure


Airbus Group: in Manching are the development and work of the Airbus Group Airbus Division Defence & Space (formerly Cassidian ) with currently about 4,500 employees, its headquarters was moved from Ottobrunn to Manching in December 2008. Here is the prototype of the Euro Fighters was produced. Currently, it houses the final assembly of all Euro Fighter for the German Luftwaffe and the production of the body part for all Euro Fighter models. Airbus Defence & Space uses the airfield in the Bundeswehr Technical Centre 61, the southern runway ( 07R/25L ) is one with 2940m length and 60m width to one of the largest in Europe and was recognized as an official Notlandebahn on the U.S. Space Shuttle project.

Agriculture and Forestry

It was in 1998 according to official statistics in the field of agriculture and forestry eleven, in manufacturing and 2,116 in trade and transport 234 persons work at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 1,420 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 3,890. In manufacturing, there were four farms, in construction eleven plants. In addition, in 1999, there were 84 farms with an agricultural area of 1,950 ha, of which 1,661 hectares of arable land and 279 ha of permanent grassland.

Public institutions

The Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement, with its WTD 61 (WTD 61) at the airbase Ingolstadt / Manching is one of the largest employers in the market town.

The Celtic Roman Museum displays exhibits from the time of the Celts and Romans from the room Manching.


  • Kindergartens: 323 kindergarten places with 367 children
  • Elementary schools: 2
  • Secondary schools: 2 (5-6, 7-9 ) with 46 teachers and 866 students
  • Real school on Keltenwall with 72 teachers and 1010 students

(As of 2010)


Manching is located on the Danube Valley Railway. The train station is traversed by the trains but without stopping.


Sons and daughters of the town

  • Erika Görlitz (* 1952), politician (CSU ) and Member of Parliament

Personalities who have worked on site

  • Thomas Reiter (born 1958 ), astronaut and Brigadier General of the Bundeswehr
  • Markus Kavka (1967 ), Presenter, journalist and DJ