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Eelde Airport

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Name Eelde Airport
Region Europe
Territory Netherlands NL.gif
Location Eelde, Drenthe
Serving Groningen
Elevation 5.182 m
17 ft
17 ft5.182 m
Type medium airport
Coordinates 53° 7' 10.99" N, 6° 34' 46.00" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 1500 m4,921.26 ft
45 m147.638 ft
5/23 1800 m5,905.512 ft
45 m147.638 ft

Observation EHGG 111025Z AUTO 08011KT 040V120 9999 NSC 09/M03 Q1025 NOSIG
Station Groningen Airport Eelde
Date/Time 11 April 2019 10:25:00
Wind direction 80°
Wind speed 11 kts
Lowest cloud amount nil significant cloud
Temperature 9°C
Dew point
Humidity 42%
QNH 1025 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Groningen Airport Eelde is a civilian airport near Eelde, a town in the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands. It is located 4.8 nm8,889.6 m
8.89 km
29,165.354 ft
south of the city of Groningen.


Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
287.15 K
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EHGG

  • F50, Groningen Netherlands, 2007 (On 18 May 2007, a Fokker 50 being operated by Belgian airline VLM on a passenger flight from Amsterdam to Groningen landed long and at excessive speed after a visual day approach to runway 05 at destination and ran off the end of the runway onto grass. None of the 14 occupants were injured and the aircraft suffered only minor damage with two runway lights being damaged.)
  • MD88, Groningen Netherlands, 2003 (On 17 June 2003, a crew of a Boeing MD-88, belonging to Onur Air, executed a high speed rejected take-off at a late stage which resulted in overrun of the runway and serious damage to the aircraft.)