Drachten Airfield

EHDR · Friesland, The Netherlands

Compass
Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 040° Drachten Airfield 7/25
Wind: 11 kt, 4 beaufort

9 kt

6 kt
Change
0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
FEW 700 ft
SCT 2,000 ft
BKN 2,800 ft
SPECI EHLW 051727Z AUTO 04011KT 010V090 9999 FEW007 SCT020 BKN028 06/05 Q1020 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 5, 2022 18:27, local time on Leeuwarden Air Base.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 11 kt. The wind direction varies between 010° and 090°.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 700 ft, scattered clouds at an altitude of 2,000 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 2,800 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,800 ft.

The temperature is 6 °C, with a wind chill of 1 °C. The dew point is 5 °C, the relative humidity is 93%. The air pressure at sea level is 1020 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 08:32 and sets at 16:20. 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° 6 kt 9 kt 56 %

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

700 ft FEW Few clouds
2,000 ft SCT Scattered clouds
2,800 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 6 °C
Dewpoint 5 °C
Rel. humidity 93%
Wind chill 1 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)

Daylight period

Sunrise
08:34 (13:41h)
Midday
12:27
Sunset
16:20

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