Volkel Air Base

EHVK · North Brabant, Netherlands

About Volkel Air Base

FIR Amsterdam FIR
Region North Brabant
Country Netherlands
Runways 6L/24R
Type Midsized airport
Coordinates (ARP) 51.65722, 5.70778   513926N 0054228E
Coordinates (Center) 51.6564, 5.70862   513923N 0054231E
Variation 2.8° E (2024)
Timezone Amsterdam (+2 h)
Local time Jul 20, 2024 01:57


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
6R 057° 054° 3,027 m 23 m Asphalt 51.6628 5.7280
24L 237° 234° 51.6484 5.6909
6L 057° 054° 3,024 m 46 m Asphalt 51.6644 5.7264
24R 237° 234° 51.65 5.6893

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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.

Volkel Air Base

Volkel Air Base is a midsized airport in North Brabant, Netherlands. The airport is located at latitude 51.65640 and longitude 5.70862. The airport has 2 runways: 6R/24L and 6L/24R. The ICAO airport code of this field is EHVK. The airport's IATA code is UDE. Nearby other airfields are De Peel Air Base, Goch-Asperden Airport, Weeze Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Kempen Airport.

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

Volkel Air Base is in the timezone of Europe/Amsterdam. Difference with UTC is +2 h. Today the sun rises at 05:42 and sets at 21:44. This applies to Volkel Air Base, 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.

Things to do at this airport

There are professional flight simulators at this airport. If you wish, you can book a session in one of these simulators. The most popular type of simulator at this airport is F16 simulator. The price of a session starts at € 90. You can make your reservation for a F16 simulator here.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Aeroclub Nistelrode NL-0034 11 km 285°
De Peel Air Base EHDP 19 km 146°
Maldens Vlak Glider field NL-0023 19 km 039°
Helihaven P. van Zutphen NL-0046 26 km 239°
Goch-Asperden Airport EDLG 27 km 081°
Weeze Airport EDLV 31 km 101°
Laarbruch ETUL 31 km 101°
Eindhoven Airport EHEH 33 km 225°
Ziekenhuis Rivierenland Heliport NL-0005 33 km 322°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Volkel VKL TACAN 0.1 km 232°
Eindhoven PH NDB 17 km 233°
Eindhoven EHN NDB 30 km 226°
Eindhoven EHV TACAN 33 km 225°
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