About us

Goldhofer Airport Technology GmbH is a German manufacturer for GSE and covers a full range of towbarless aircraft tractors with their AST-series including »PHOENIX«, conventional aircraft tractors with the »BISON« family, cargo and baggage tractors »SHERPA« as well as aircraft recovery and transport systems (ARTS).

As an innovator Goldhofer offers their tractors not only diesel driven but also in electric driven versions equipped with their exclusive »IonMaster« technology, you can even retrofit at any time.

In addition to the products Made in Germany Goldhofer offers individual service packages for any requirement.

Products and services

Goldhofer towbarless aircraft tow tractors

  • AST 1 - for aircraft up to 600,000kg
  • AST 2 ­»PHOENIX« - for aircraft up to 352,000kg
  • AST 3 - for aircraft up to 160,000kg

Goldhofer conventional aircraft tow tractors »BISON« family

  • »BISON« D 1000 - for aircraft up to 460,000kg
  • »BISON« D 620 - for aircraft up to 280,000kg
  • »BISON« D 370 - for aircraft up to 168,00kg
  • »BISON« E 370 - for aircraft up to 168,00kg

Goldhofer baggage and cargo tow tractors »SHERPA« - modular System for any baggage or cargo towing purpose.

Goldhofer aircraft recovery transport system.
ARTS - modular system for any transportation purpose of damaged aircraft.


Innovative, well-thought-out, all- purpose: »BISON« is a completely new family of conventional aircraft tow tractors. Thanks to their modular design, the vehicles can be easily adapted to any requirements, making »BISON« the perfect solution for aircraft handling in the weight class up to 400 t. With the future expansion of our model range by additional sizes, the complete aircraft range on the market can be covered.

Further reading

Range of Products

Our range of products includes cargo and baggage tow tractors (»SHERPA«), conventional and towbarless aircraft tow tractors (»BISON« and »PHOENIX«) as well as aircraft recovery transport systems (ARTS).

Further reading


Power. Persistence. Endurance.
Goldhofer´s first baggage and cargo tow tractor.
3 diesel engine power rates.
1 electric engine.
3 different cabins.
5 ballast classes.
And this is just the beginning!

Further reading

Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft
Donaustr. 95
87700 Memmingen

Phone: +49 8331 15343
Internet: www.goldhofer.com
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Roger Saadé
Area Sales Manager
Phone: +49 171 8255051
E-mail: Send message

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JLT, Cluster X, Jumeirah Bay X2, 1106
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