Den Helder, Netherlands

Information for pilots

Den Helder Airport (EHKD)
Luchthavenweg 10
1786 PP Den Helder

Adjusted aerial photo total airport

We have a procedure for all incoming and outgoing flights (domestic and international). View the procedure by clicking domesticor international clicking

View the detailed weather forecast, airport information and NOTAM here   

Opening up

Regular opening

Monday to Friday 07:00 - 22:00

Opening weekends and holidays (except Ascension Day)

Morning: 07:00 – 12:00

Afternoon/Evening: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Opening on Ascension Day

 Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Den Helder Airport also makes use of a military field, but is open to all civilian traffic during the above opening times.

Den Helder Airport is a PPR field, procedure:

ATC flight plan filing is mandatory. To request a PPR, please fill in the form by clicking on the blue bar below and send it to

State PPR number under “remarks” in flight plan. Please submit PPR at least 24 hours in advance and for weekend flights, submit the PPR no later than Friday noon. 

For questions you can send an email to or contact operations by telephone on telephone number 0223-677 566.

See also AIP Netherlands AD 2 EHKD

Airport regulations

The rules in the airport regulations apply to all users of Den Helder Airport.
The airport regulations can be requested from the management of Den Helder Airport.


Taking medicines offshore? Click here for more information.

Handling agent: Ground Handling Den Helder

Telephone: 0223-677 566 

NB! Ground handling is only mandatory for commercial operators. 
Non-commercial operators can use handling on request. 

Terrain data

Coordinates: 52º 55 ′ 28 ″ N and 004º 46 ′ 51 ″
Elevation: +3 ft
Runway: 03-21
Track length: 1275 meters, concrete
PCN: 62 F / A / W / T
ILS (cat. 1), DME, PAPIA

Radio frequencies

Tower: 120.130
Arrival: 124.230
Ground: 121.730
CHC Operations: 131.505


Jet A1
Please note: Avgas is no longer available on DHA from now on.

Click here for handling rates. 

Click here for landing rates for fixed wing and helicopters

You can pay with us with your PIN and credit card (Maestro / Visa).

Other facilities at Den Helder Airport

• Terminal + cargo shed
• Platforms
• Professional air traffic control
• Meteorological information
• Maximum take-off weight of 27,000 kg
• Freight agents
• Customs
• Restaurant
• Military Police
• Car park
• Hangar space
• Free WIFI
• Security

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