This lighthouse is no longer an aid to navigation, but it serves as a warning tower for vessels approaching Kiel, a major port for the German Navy.
Tower Height: 131
Height of Focal Plane: 131
Characteristic and Range: Flash every 5 seconds; white, red, or green depending on direction.
Description of Tower: Octagonal brick tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1918
Date Present Tower Built: 1918
Current Use: Warning light.
Open To Public? No.
The area around the lighthouse is generally closed, but it can be viewed from nearby. The German Navy opens the tower to the public on occasion in summer.