Drachten Airfield

EHDR · Friesland, The Netherlands

Compass
Wind direction of Wind direction 230° Drachten Airfield 7/25
Wind: 6 kt, 2 beaufort

5 kt

2 kt
Change
0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
FEW 1,300 ft
OVC 3,100 ft
METAR EHLW 061317Z AUTO 23006KT 9999 FEW013 OVC031 07/05 Q1017 BLU TEMPO SCT008 BKN012 BECMG 31005KT

METAR Drachten Airfield - EHDR

Drachten Airfield is a small airport in Gemeente Smallingerland, Friesland, The Netherlands. The airport has one runway: 7/25. The ICAO designator of this field is EHDR.

This report was made for December 6, 2022 14:17, local time on Leeuwarden Air Base.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 230° with a speed of 6 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 1,300 ft and overcast clouds at an altitude of 3,100 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 3,100 ft.

The temperature is 7 °C, with a wind chill of 4 °C. The dew point is 5 °C, the relative humidity is 87%. The air pressure at sea level is 1017 hPa (QNH).

Trends

  • Temporary

    Little or no wind from a variable direction. scattered clouds at an altitude of 800 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 1,200 ft.

  • Becoming

    The wind is from direction 310° with a speed of 5 kt.

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 08:33 and sets at 16:19. This applies to Drachten Airfield, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +1 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.

Companies

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Experiences

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Runways

Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
7/25 074°-254° 2 kt 5 kt 41 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Clouds

1,300 ft FEW Few clouds
3,100 ft OVC Overcast clouds
800 ft SCT Temporary Scattered clouds
1,200 ft BKN Temporary Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 7 °C
Dewpoint 5 °C
Rel. humidity 87%
Wind chill 4 °C
Kp-index 1 (0-9)

Daylight period

Sunrise
08:35
Midday
12:27
Sunset
16:20 (1:55h)

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