Leeuwarden Air Base

EHLW · Friesland, The Netherlands

Wind direction of Wind direction 340° Leeuwarden Air Base 5/23
Wind direction to Wind: 17 kt, gusting 27 kt, 5 beaufort

5 kt

16 kt
0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
FEW 1,500 ft
SCT 2,500 ft
BKN 3,200 ft
SPECI EHVL 071542Z AUTO 34017G27KT 9999 -RA FEW015CB SCT025 BKN032 04/02 Q1013 BLU

METAR Leeuwarden Air Base - EHLW/LWR

Leeuwarden Air Base is a midsized airport in Gemeente Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands. The airport has 2 runways: 5/23 and 9/27. The ICAO designator of this field is EHLW and it's IATA code is LWR.

This report was made for December 7, 2022 16:42, local time on Vlieland Heliport.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 340° with a speed of 17 kt. Wind gusts of 27 kt have been measured.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds cumulonimbus at an altitude of 1,500 ft, scattered clouds at an altitude of 2,500 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 3,200 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 3,200 ft.

Current weather is light rain. The temperature is 4 °C, with a wind chill of -3 °C. The dew point is 2 °C, the relative humidity is 87%. The air pressure at sea level is 1013 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 08:36 and sets at 16:20. This applies to Leeuwarden 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.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
5/23 054°-234° 16-26 kt 5-7 kt 96 %
9/27 088°-268° 16-26 kt 5-8 kt 95 %

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


1,500 ft FEW Few clouds cumulonimbus
2,500 ft SCT Scattered clouds
3,200 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

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

Daylight period

08:39 (15:42h)


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