Leeuwarden Air Base

EHLW · Friesland, Netherlands

About Leeuwarden Air Base

FIR Amsterdam FIR
Region Friesland
Country Netherlands
Runways 9/27
Type Midsized airport
Coordinates (ARP) 53.2286, 5.76056   531343N 0054538E
Coordinates (Center) 53.22693, 5.75363   531337N 0054513E
Variation 2.6° E (2023)
Timezone Amsterdam (+1 h)
Local time Dec 4, 2023 20:13


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
5 054° 051° 2,452 m 50 m Asphalt 53.2313 5.7673
23 234° 231° 53.2192 5.7378
9 090° 087° 2,000 m 50 m Asphalt 53.2285 5.7697
27 270° 267° 53.2287 5.7397

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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.

Leeuwarden Air Base

Leeuwarden Air Base is a midsized airport in Friesland, Netherlands. The airport is located at latitude 53.22693 and longitude 5.75363. The airport has 2 runways: 5/23 and 9/27. The ICAO airport code of this field is EHLW. The airport's IATA code is LWR. Nearby other airfields are Ameland Airport Ballum, Drachten Airfield, Vlieland Heliport, Groningen Airport Eelde and Koninklijk Nederlands Lucht- en Ruimtevaartcentrum (NLR).

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

Leeuwarden Air Base is in the timezone of Europe/Amsterdam. Difference with UTC is +1 h. Today the sun rises at 08:32 and sets at 16:21. 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 5.4 km 142°
St. Jacobiparochie NL-0096 12 km 304°
Ziekenhuis Talma Sionsberg Heliport NL-0003 19 km 056°
Antonius Ziekenhuis Heliport NL-0001 23 km 199°
Ameland Heliport EHAD 25 km 349°
Ameland Airport Ballum EHAL 26 km 348°
Drachten Airfield EHDR 28 km 115°
Makkum NL-0092 30 km 231°
AWG-1 EHMA 32 km 022°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Leeuwarden LWD TACAN 0.4 km 196°