Drachten Airfield

EHDR · Friesland, The Netherlands

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
0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
FEW 400 ft
BKN 500 ft
BKN 700 ft
METAR EHLW 051502Z AUTO 04011KT 360V080 9999 DZ FEW004 BKN005 BKN007 06/05 Q1020 YLO

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 16:02, 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 360° and 080°.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

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

Current weather is drizzle. 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.


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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.


400 ft FEW Few clouds
500 ft BKN Broken clouds
700 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

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

Daylight period

16:20 (9m)


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