Leeuwarden Air Base

EHLW · Friesland, The Netherlands

About Leeuwarden Air Base

  • 5/23  (054°/234°)
  • 9/27  (088°/268°)
Type Midsized airport

The Netherlands

Timezone Amsterdam (+1 h)
Coordinates 53.2286, 5.76056
Local time Mar 20, 2023 11:11

Leeuwarden Air Base

Leeuwarden Air Base is a midsized airport in 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. Nearby other airfields are Ameland Airport Ballum, Drachten Airfield, AWG-1, Vlieland Heliport and Groningen Airport Eelde.

Leeuwarden Air Base publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Amsterdam ACC.

Leeuwarden Air Base is in the timezone of Europe/Amsterdam. Difference with UTC is +1 h. Today the sun rises at 06:39 and sets at 18:49. 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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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden. Locatie Zuid Heliport NL-0002 5.3 km 147°
Ziekenhuis Talma Sionsberg Heliport NL-0003 18 km 056°
Antonius Ziekenhuis Heliport NL-0001 23 km 200°
Ameland Heliport EHAD 25 km 348°
Ameland Airport Ballum EHAL 26 km 347°
Drachten Airfield EHDR 27 km 116°
AWG-1 EHMA 32 km 022°
Terschelling Heliport NL-0076 36 km 298°
Marnewaard NL-0079 37 km 062°


Airspaces From To
3000FT MSL FL095
CTR EHLW 120.705
Control Zone (CTR)

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Leeuwarden LWD TACAN 0.8 km 225°

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