Drachten Airfield

EHDR · Friesland, The Netherlands

Compass
Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 260° Drachten Airfield 7/25
Wind: 9 kt, 3 beaufort

9 kt

1 kt
Change
0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
FEW 1,500 ft
SCT 2,400 ft
BKN 2,700 ft
METAR EHLW 072328Z AUTO 26009KT 210V320 9999 -DZ FEW015CB SCT024 BKN027 04/02 Q1008 WHT

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 8, 2022 00:28, local time on Leeuwarden Air Base.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 260° with a speed of 9 kt. The wind direction varies between 210° and 320°.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds cumulonimbus at an altitude of 1,500 ft, scattered clouds at an altitude of 2,400 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 2,700 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,700 ft.

Current weather is light drizzle. The temperature is 4 °C, with a wind chill of -2 °C. The dew point is 2 °C, the relative humidity is 87%. The air pressure at sea level is 1008 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 08:34 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° 9 kt 10 %

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

1,500 ft FEW Few clouds cumulonimbus
2,400 ft SCT Scattered clouds
2,700 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Light drizzle
Temperature 4 °C
Dewpoint 2 °C
Rel. humidity 87%
Wind chill -2 °C
Kp-index 3 (0-9)

Daylight period

Sunrise
08:36 (8:00h)
Midday
12:28
Sunset
16:20

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