Drachten Airfield

EHDR · Friesland, Netherlands

About Drachten Airfield

FIR Amsterdam FIR
Region Friesland
Country Netherlands
Runways 7/25
Type Small airport
Coordinates (ARP) 53.11793, 6.12732   530705N 0060738E
Coordinates (Center) 53.11835, 6.12995   530706N 0060748E
Variation 2.8° E (2024)
Timezone Amsterdam (+1 h)
Local time Mar 3, 2024 01:19


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
7 077° 074° 730 m 24 m Concrete 53.1194 6.1374
25 257° 254° 53.1173 6.1225

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The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Drachten Airfield

Drachten Airfield is a small airport in Friesland, Netherlands. The airport is located at latitude 53.11835 and longitude 6.12995. The airport has one runway: 7/25. The ICAO airport code of this field is EHDR. Nearby other airfields are Leeuwarden Air Base, Groningen Airport Eelde, AWG-1, Ameland Airport Ballum and Hoogeveen Airport.

Drachten Airfield does not publish a METAR, the nearest weather station is Leeuwarden Air Base, which is 28 km away. The flight information region (FIR) is Amsterdam.

Drachten Airfield is in the timezone of Europe/Amsterdam. Difference with UTC is +1 h. Today the sun rises at 07:16 and sets at 18:17. 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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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden. Locatie Zuid Heliport NL-0002 23 km 289°
Ziekenhuis Talma Sionsberg Heliport NL-0003 24 km 337°
Leeuwarden Air Base EHLW 28 km 295°
Groningen Airport Eelde EHGG 30 km 089°
Marnewaard NL-0079 30 km 016°
TT Circuit Assen Helipad NL-0048 32 km 123°
Universitair Medisch Centrum Heliport NL-0006 32 km 068°
Antonius Ziekenhuis Heliport NL-0001 34 km 254°
St. Jacobiparochie NL-0096 40 km 298°

Navigational aids

No navigational aids found in the vicinity of Drachten Airfield.