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GRQ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GRQ / EHGG
Airport Name: Groningen Airport Eelde
Location: Groningen / Eelde, Netherlands
GPS Coordinates: 53°7'30"N by 6°34'59"E
Area Served: Groningen, Netherlands
Operator/Owner: Groningen Airport Eelde NV
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 17 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Groningen Airport Eelde (GRQ):

  • On August 16, 1954, the Rijksluchtvaartschool – or National Aviation Academy in English – moved to the airport from Gilze-Rijen.
  • The furthest airport from Groningen Airport Eelde (GRQ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,778 miles (18,956 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Because of Groningen Airport Eelde's relatively low elevation of 17 feet, planes can take off or land at Groningen Airport Eelde at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Groningen Airport Eelde (GRQ) is Emden Airport (EME), which is located 32 miles (52 kilometers) NE of GRQ.
  • With the airport becoming more crowded due to holiday flights, it was decided to join the two existing passenger halls together.
  • In 1933, the airport's name was changed into "NV Luchthaven Eelde".
  • Groningen Airport Eelde (GRQ) has 2 runways.
  • Groningen Airport Eelde handled 20,866 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Groningen Airport Eelde:

List of Nearest Airports from Groningen Airport Eelde:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
132.36 miles (52.07 km) NEEmden Airport (EME)Emden, Lower Saxony, GermanyView Emden Airport on a map View satellite image of Emden Airport Set EME as destination Airport Get more information about Emden Airport
232.92 miles (52.99 km) NBorkum Airfield (BMK)Borkum, Lower Saxony, GermanyView Borkum Airfield on a map View satellite image of Borkum Airfield Set BMK as destination Airport Get more information about Borkum Airfield
334.82 miles (56.03 km) WNWLeeuwarden Air Base (LWR)Leeuwarden, NetherlandsView Leeuwarden Air Base on a map View satellite image of Leeuwarden Air Base Set LWR as destination Airport Get more information about Leeuwarden Air Base
460.05 miles (96.65 km) SSEEnschede Airport Twente (ENS)Enschede, NetherlandsView Enschede Airport Twente on a map View satellite image of Enschede Airport Twente Set ENS as destination Airport Get more information about Enschede Airport Twente
563.69 miles (102.50 km) SWLelystad Airport (LEY)Lelystad, NetherlandsView Lelystad Airport on a map View satellite image of Lelystad Airport Set LEY as destination Airport Get more information about Lelystad Airport
666.61 miles (107.20 km) SSERheine-Bentlage Air Base (ZPQ)Rhine, GermanyView Rheine-Bentlage Air Base on a map View satellite image of Rheine-Bentlage Air Base Set ZPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Rheine-Bentlage Air Base
771.26 miles (114.68 km) NEWangerooge Airport (AGE)Wangerooge, Lower Saxony, GermanyView Wangerooge Airport on a map View satellite image of Wangerooge Airport Set AGE as destination Airport Get more information about Wangerooge Airport
876.20 miles (122.63 km) WDe Kooy Airfield (DHR)Den Helder, NetherlandsView De Kooy Airfield on a map View satellite image of De Kooy Airfield Set DHR as destination Airport Get more information about De Kooy Airfield
982.50 miles (132.77 km) SEMünster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO)Greven, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Münster Osnabrück International Airport on a map View satellite image of Münster Osnabrück International Airport Set FMO as destination Airport Get more information about Münster Osnabrück International Airport
1086.25 miles (138.81 km) ENEBremerhaven Airport (BRV)Bremerhaven, Bremen, GermanyView Bremerhaven Airport on a map View satellite image of Bremerhaven Airport Set BRV as destination Airport Get more information about Bremerhaven Airport
1191.34 miles (146.99 km) NEHeligoland Airport (HGL)Düne, Helgoland, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyView Heligoland Airport on a map View satellite image of Heligoland Airport Set HGL as destination Airport Get more information about Heligoland Airport
1291.59 miles (147.40 km) EBremen Airport (BRE)Bremen, GermanyView Bremen Airport on a map View satellite image of Bremen Airport Set BRE as destination Airport Get more information about Bremen Airport
1394.77 miles (152.52 km) SWAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)Haarlemmermeer, NetherlandsView Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on a map View satellite image of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Set AMS as destination Airport Get more information about Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
1496.30 miles (154.98 km) ENENordholz Naval Airbase (FCN)Nordholz, GermanyView Nordholz Naval Airbase on a map View satellite image of Nordholz Naval Airbase Set FCN as destination Airport Get more information about Nordholz Naval Airbase
15106.83 miles (171.92 km) SWeeze Airport (NRN)Weeze, Niederrhein, GermanyView Weeze Airport on a map View satellite image of Weeze Airport Set NRN as destination Airport Get more information about Weeze Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Groningen Airport Eelde:

List of Furthest Airports from Groningen Airport Eelde:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,778.45 miles (18,955.53 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,552.78 miles (18,592.35 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,539.90 miles (18,571.62 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,514.04 miles (18,530.01 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
511,512.50 miles (18,527.52 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
611,511.93 miles (18,526.61 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,510.63 miles (18,524.52 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,502.64 miles (18,511.65 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
911,490.23 miles (18,491.69 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1011,485.95 miles (18,484.79 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1111,462.95 miles (18,447.78 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,458.32 miles (18,440.34 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1311,454.74 miles (18,434.58 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1411,454.58 miles (18,434.32 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1511,454.16 miles (18,433.63 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome