Groningen Airport Eelde

EHGG · Drenthe, Netherlands

About Groningen Airport Eelde

FIR Amsterdam FIR
Region Drenthe
Country Netherlands
Runways 5/23
Type Midsized airport
Coordinates (ARP) 53.1197, 6.57944   530711N 0063446E
Coordinates (Center) 53.11791, 6.57538   530704N 0063431E
Variation 2.9° E (2023)
Timezone Amsterdam (+1 h)
Local time Dec 7, 2023 21:40


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
5 052° 049° 2,500 m 45 m Asphalt 53.1250 6.5903
23 232° 229° 53.1109 6.5605

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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.

Groningen Airport Eelde

Groningen Airport Eelde is a midsized airport in Drenthe, Netherlands. The airport is located at latitude 53.11791 and longitude 6.57538. The airport has one runway: 5/23. The ICAO airport code of this field is EHGG. The airport's IATA code is GRQ. Nearby other airfields are Drachten Airfield, Oostwold Airport, Stadskanaal Airfield, Hoogeveen Airport and Flugplatz Dankern.

Groningen Airport Eelde publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Amsterdam.

Groningen Airport Eelde is in the timezone of Europe/Amsterdam. Difference with UTC is +1 h. Today the sun rises at 08:32 and sets at 16:17. This applies to Groningen Airport Eelde, 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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On this airport you can find flying schools. Companies on this airport are Noord Nederlandse Aeroclub- Eelde, Skyline Aviation B.V., Martinair Flight Academy, KLM Luchtvaartschool and EFTC.


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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Universitair Medisch Centrum Heliport NL-0006 12 km 360°
Noord Nederlandse Zweefvliegclub NL-0036 17 km 102°
TT Circuit Assen Helipad NL-0048 18 km 190°
Drachten Airfield EHDR 30 km 270°
Oostwold Airport EHOW 32 km 071°
Stadskanaal Airfield EHST 33 km 114°
Marnewaard NL-0079 36 km 324°
Eemshaven Heliport EHHE 41 km 022°
Hoogeveen Airport EHHO 43 km 185°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Eelde EEL VOR-DME 8.0 km 049°
Eelde SO NDB 18 km 052°
Stadskanaal STK NDB 25 km 122°