Westerland Sylt Airport

EDXW · Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

About Westerland Sylt Airport

FIR Bremen FIR
Region Schleswig-Holstein
Country Germany
Runways 6/24
Type Midsized airport
Coordinates (ARP) 54.9132, 8.34047   545448N 0082026E
Coordinates (Center) 54.91243, 8.34153   545445N 0082030E
Variation 3.5° E (2023)
Timezone Berlin (+2 h)
Local time Sep 29, 2023 13:23


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
14 143° 139° 2,120 m 45 m Concrete 54.9039 8.3521
32 323° 319° 54.9193 8.3329
6 058° 054° 1,696 m 45 m Asphalt 54.9171 8.3520
24 238° 234° 54.9094 8.3292

Do not use for flight planning.
True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Westerland Sylt Airport

Westerland Sylt Airport is a midsized airport in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The airport is located at latitude 54.91243 and longitude 8.34153. The airport has 2 runways: 14/32 and 6/24. The ICAO airport code of this field is EDXW. The airport's IATA code is GWT. Nearby other airfields are Wyk auf Föhr Airport, Aventoft Airfield, Tønder Airfield, Sonderlandeplatz Leck and UL-Gelände Bredstedt.

Westerland Sylt Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Bremen.

Westerland Sylt Airport is in the timezone of Europe/Berlin. Difference with UTC is +2 h. Today the sun rises at 07:24 and sets at 19:09. This applies to Westerland Sylt Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Wyk auf Föhr Airport EDXY 28 km 154°
Aventoft Airfield DE-0278 31 km 093°
Tønder Airfield EKTD 32 km 086°
Niebüll DE-0861 35 km 112°
Butendiek EKBU 37 km 289°
Sonderlandeplatz Leck EDXK 42 km 108°
UL-Gelände Bredstedt DE-0383 52 km 126°
Kruså-Padborg Airfield EKPB 60 km 094°
Rødekro Flyveplads DK-0006 64 km 072°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Westerland WES DME 0.2 km 205°
Sylt SLT NDB 7.6 km 144°