Gilze Rijen Air Base

EHGR · North Brabant, The Netherlands

Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 220° Gilze Rijen Air Base 2/20
Wind direction to Wind: 11 kt, gusting 21 kt, 4 beaufort

10 kt

4 kt
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Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
SCT 1,600
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BKN 1,900
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BKN 2,300
METAR EHGR 240938Z AUTO 22011G21KT 190V260 3900 RA SCT016 BKN019 BKN023 11/07 Q1002 GRN TEMPO 4500 SHRA SCT015 SCT020CB

METAR Gilze Rijen Air Base - EHGR/GLZ

Gilze Rijen Air Base is a midsized airport in North Brabant, The Netherlands. The airport is located at latitude 51.56740 and longitude 4.93183. The airport has 2 runways: 2/20 and 10/28. The ICAO airport code of this field is EHGR and it's IATA code is GLZ.

This report was made for Gilze Rijen Air Base on March 24, 2023 10:38, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 220° with a speed of 11 kt. Wind gusts of 21 kt have been measured. The wind direction varies between 190° and 260°.

Visibility is 3.9 km.

There are scattered clouds at an altitude of 1,600 ft, broken clouds at an altitude of 1,900 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 2,300 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 1,900 ft.

Current weather is rain. The temperature and wind chill are 11 °C. The dew point is 7 °C, the relative humidity is 77%. The air pressure at sea level is 1002 hPa (QNH).


  • Temporary

    Little or no wind from a variable direction. The visibility becomes 4.5 km. Significant weather: showers rain. scattered clouds at an altitude of 1,500 ft and scattered clouds cumulonimbus at an altitude of 2,000 ft.

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:33 and sets at 18:59. This applies to Gilze Rijen Air Base, 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.


On this airport you can find flying clubs. Companies on this airport are Drone Fotograaf Nederland, Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht and GLC Illustrious.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
2/20 018°-198° 4-8 kt 10-19 kt 37 %
10/28 098°-278° 9-18 kt 6-11 kt 85 %

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


1,600 ft SCT Scattered clouds
1,900 ft BKN Broken clouds
2,300 ft BKN Broken clouds
1,500 ft SCT Temporary Scattered clouds
2,000 ft SCT Temporary Scattered clouds cumulonimbus

Temperature & Weather

Weather Rain
Temperature 11 °C
Dewpoint 7 °C
Rel. humidity 77%
Kp-index 4 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:59 (8:11h)


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