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LID Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LID / EHVB
Airport Names:
  1. Valkenburg Naval Air Base
  2. Vliegkamp Valkenburg
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
GPS Coordinates: 52°10'0"N by 4°25'9"E
Operator/Owner: Royal Netherlands Navy
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 0 feet (0 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Valkenburg Naval Air Base (LID):

  • After the war it briefly served as a home for the Royal Netherlands Air Force air transport wing, but in 1947 the Navy received control of the air base.
  • Because of Valkenburg Naval Air Base's relatively low elevation of 0 feet, planes can take off or land at Valkenburg Naval Air Base 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.
  • Valkenburg Naval Air Base (LID) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Valkenburg Naval Air Base (LID) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,858 miles (19,084 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Valkenburg Naval Air Base is a former air base located just south of Valkenburg, which is part of Katwijk and close to the city of Leiden, that was used by the Royal Netherlands Navy up until 2006, being their base for the Lockheed P-3 Orion aircraft.
  • In addition to being known as "Valkenburg Naval Air Base", another name for LID is "Vliegkamp Valkenburg".
  • The closest airport to Valkenburg Naval Air Base (LID) is Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM), which is located only 15 miles (23 kilometers) S of LID.

Map of Nearest Airports from Valkenburg Naval Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Valkenburg Naval Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
114.51 miles (23.35 km) SRotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)Rotterdam, NetherlandsView Rotterdam The Hague Airport on a map Set RTM as destination Airport Get more information about Rotterdam The Hague Airport
217.56 miles (28.27 km) NEAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)Haarlemmermeer, NetherlandsView Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on a map Set AMS as destination Airport Get more information about Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
346.84 miles (75.37 km) SSEGilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ)Breda, NetherlandsView Gilze-Rijen Air Base on a map Set GLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Gilze-Rijen Air Base
449.70 miles (79.99 km) SWoensdrecht Air Base (WOE)Woensdrecht, NetherlandsView Woensdrecht Air Base on a map Set WOE as destination Airport Get more information about Woensdrecht Air Base
551.01 miles (82.09 km) ENELelystad Airport (LEY)Lelystad, NetherlandsView Lelystad Airport on a map Set LEY as destination Airport Get more information about Lelystad Airport
654.46 miles (87.64 km) NNEDe Kooy Airfield (DHR)Den Helder, NetherlandsView De Kooy Airfield on a map Set DHR as destination Airport Get more information about De Kooy Airfield
763.94 miles (102.90 km) SSEZoersel-Oostmalle Airfield (OBL)Zoersel / Oostmalle, BelgiumView Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield on a map Set OBL as destination Airport Get more information about Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield
864.17 miles (103.26 km) SEEindhoven Airport (EIN)Eindhoven, NetherlandsView Eindhoven Airport on a map Set EIN as destination Airport Get more information about Eindhoven Airport
964.63 miles (104.00 km) ESEVolkel Air Base (UDE)Uden, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsView Volkel Air Base on a map Set UDE as destination Airport Get more information about Volkel Air Base
1067.54 miles (108.70 km) SAntwerp International Airport (ANR)Antwerp, BelgiumView Antwerp International Airport on a map Set ANR as destination Airport Get more information about Antwerp International Airport
1183.18 miles (133.86 km) ESEWeeze Airport (NRN)Weeze, Niederrhein, GermanyView Weeze Airport on a map Set NRN as destination Airport Get more information about Weeze Airport
1287.47 miles (140.76 km) SBrussels Airport (BRU)Brussels, BelgiumView Brussels Airport on a map Set BRU as destination Airport Get more information about Brussels Airport
1392.40 miles (148.70 km) NELeeuwarden Air Base (LWR)Leeuwarden, NetherlandsView Leeuwarden Air Base on a map Set LWR as destination Airport Get more information about Leeuwarden Air Base
1494.36 miles (151.85 km) SWOstend-Bruges International Airport (OST)Flanders, BelgiumView Ostend-Bruges International Airport on a map Set OST as destination Airport Get more information about Ostend-Bruges International Airport
15104.27 miles (167.81 km) SEMaastricht Aachen Airport (MST)Maastricht, Limburg, NetherlandsView Maastricht Aachen Airport on a map Set MST as destination Airport Get more information about Maastricht Aachen Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Valkenburg Naval Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Valkenburg Naval Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,858.00 miles (19,083.55 km) SChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,663.95 miles (18,771.27 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,652.07 miles (18,752.15 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,624.29 miles (18,707.43 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
511,624.24 miles (18,707.35 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
611,622.84 miles (18,705.10 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
711,622.06 miles (18,703.84 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
811,611.76 miles (18,687.27 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
911,601.62 miles (18,670.95 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1011,596.11 miles (18,662.08 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1111,574.64 miles (18,627.53 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,569.54 miles (18,619.32 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1311,566.85 miles (18,615.00 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,562.10 miles (18,607.35 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1511,560.13 miles (18,604.18 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport