Den Helder, Netherlands

Information for pilots

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

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We are again receiving GA traffic according to the regulations of the National Government. We have a modified procedure for all incoming and outgoing flights (domestic and international).  View the procedure by clicking on domestic or international.

View the detailed weather forecast, airport information and NOTAM here   

Opening up

Regular opening

Monday to Friday 07:00 am - 10:00 pm

Opening weekends and holidays (except Ascension Day, Liberation Day and King's Day)

Morning: 07:00 am - 12:00 pm

Afternoon / Evening: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Opening Ascension Day, Liberation Day and King's Day

 Opening hours: 7 am - 8 pm

Den Helder Airport makes shared use of a military field, but is open for all civil traffic during the above opening hours.

Den Helder Airport is a PPR field, procedure:

Filing ATC flight plan is mandatory. To request a PPR, please fill in the form this link fill.

State PPR number under “remarks” in flight plan. Please request PPR at least 24 hours in advance.

See also IFR guide AIP, mil. ad 3. VFR guide AIP, mil. ad 2-2

Health statement GA

Click here for completing the health certificate. The completed form must be mailed at least 24 hours in advance to

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: CHC Helicopters Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0)223-677 566 

Pay attention! Handling is only mandatory on commercial flights

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), VOR / DME, PAPI

Radio frequencies

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


Jet A1
Avgas 100 LL (price per liter € 2.69 incl. VAT and excise duties)

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
• ILS and VOR / DME
• Meteorological information
• Maximum take-off weight of 27,000 kg
• Freight agents
• Customs
• Restaurant
• Military Police
• Car park
• Hangar space
• Free WIFI
• Security