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Leeuwarden Air Base

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EHLW
Airport
ICAO: EHLW – IATA: LWR
Summary
Name Leeuwarden Air Base
Region Europe
Territory Netherlands NL.gif
Location Leeuwarden, Friesland
Serving Leeuwarden
Elevation 0.914 m
3 ft
3 ft0.914 m
Type medium airport
Coordinates 53° 13' 43.00" N, 5° 45' 38.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 2957 m9,701.444 ft
50 m164.042 ft
ASP /
9/27 1999 m6,558.399 ft
50 m164.042 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation EHLW 262030Z AUTO 27005KT 9999 FEW015CB SCT020 BKN083 03/02 Q1002 WHT
Station Leeuwarden
Date/Time 26 February 2020 20:30:00
Wind direction 270°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 3°C
Dew point 2°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 1002 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Leeuwarden Air Base is a military airbase used by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). The airbase is one of the two F-16 Fighting Falcon bases of the RNLAF. The airbase lies North-West of the capital of Friesland, Leeuwarden.

Climatology

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 EHLW

None on SKYbrary