Drachten Airport Companies Website 

Drachten airport is a small regional airport which is currently used voor hobby flying and flight instruction. The airfield is in development to facilitate more to the region. Since this airport is located in Friesland but also in the center of the 3 provinces (Friesland, Drenthe and Groningen) along the A7 highway, makes this airport very interesting to move your living and business to this airport or have rent out your second home as investment.

We encourage innovations in aviation in the wides spectrum and easy connection to the local companies busy with synthetic fuels, Hydrogen and drone + VTOL vehicle operations.

Or the unique opportunity to live the American dream in the Netherlands. As aviator you have the opportunity for permanent living, working and recreate onto an airport and enjoy the benefit of being very close to the Dutch coastal islands. And since this airport is located in the center of Europe, it is also easy to fly with your aircraft to the UK, France, Germany, and Scandinavian countries.

The goal for this airport is opening times on daily basis. CTAF & AWOS frequency. Restaurant (air motel).

Friesland is known for its unique culture, unique traditions and activities;

  • Skating, biking, walking and steps and subs (11 city tour)Elfstedentocht.
  • Friesian horses
  • Inland Sailing (water-sports)
  • Boat builders from small tenders to mighty yachts
  • Biking

To do in the region; This airport is located 1.2NM east of the city center. The region is surrounded by waters. There are 2 big cities on 30 minutes driving by car,  Forest for biking and walking. And this airport is close to all Coastal Islands (Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. But also to the German Islands.

We are looking forward in meeting you onto the airfield and discuss opportunities. Use the mobile phone number for contacting or use the contact form below and we will get in touch with you soon.

If you want to rent a bike or hire a car along your stay please mention this in the contact form below.

Hotspot in the region

  • EHGG - Groningen Eelde International Airport is only 15NM E of our Airport, This airport has all facilities to come in with bad weather conditions.
  • EHAL - Ameland Island airport is just 25NM N/W of our airport.
  • EHTX - Texel InternationalAirport is just 45NM West of our Airport.
  • EDWR - Borkum Island Airport is only 35NM N/E of our airport.
  • EDWF - Leer/papenburg airport is 45NM E of our airport
  • EHAM - Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is only 70NM S/W of our airport.

Airport Figures 




Hangar houses to be build


Established Companies




Great airport and nice surroundings, rented a bike and went to Paviljoen the Leyen to enjoy the great water view

A friend invited me to join him on a flight to this airport. we went to the center of Drachten to eat something and went shopping

I was there with a friend of mine he told me about hangar houses to contstruct on this airport, I can imagine living here and would love to see the first one build and get a tour