For pilots

Welcome at “the” airfield of Friesland!

For pilots

Noise Abatement: Please respect our neighbors!

On approach, avoid overflying the villages of “Rottevalle”, “Houtigehage” in the north and “Drachtstercompagnie” in the center of the circuit.

Remain east of the motorway N31 to avoid the urban area “De Wiken” of Drachten.

When approaching RWY07 or departing RWY 25, remain east of urban area “Noorderend”.

Opening hours

Saturday:09.00 – 19.00 uur CET
Sunday12.00 – 19.00 uur CET
Monday: 12.00 – 19.00 uur CET
Wednesday: 12.00 – 19.00 uur CET
Friday:12.00 – 19.00 uur CET

Airfield closed during Easter, Pentacost and Christmas

During opening hours, aerodrome operator can be reached by telephone: +31 (0)512 – 513245

Other useful airfield information

Airfield is VFR only and PPR (Prior Permission Required), please announce your planned arrival to the aerodrome operator by submitting the PPR form here.

Asphalt runway of 954x24m, no fuel station available, standard circuit at 714 FT AMSL (700 FT AAL).

Runway information

ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
7 077° 074° 954 m 24 m Concrete 53.1194 6.1374
25 257° 254° 53.1173 6.1225

Radio frequencies

EHDR119.655Drachten Radio
FIS132.350Dutchmil Information
FIS (eastwards)120.305Eelde Approach

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Practical information
PPR request
Port chargers

AIS information

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