Terlet Airfield

Terlet Airfield

Vliegveld Terlet
Scheibe B-Spatz Spatzentreffen Terlet NL 20050528.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorStichting Nationaal Zweefvliegcentrum Terlet
LocationArnhem
Elevation AMSL276 ft / 84 m
Coordinates52°03′26″N 005°55′28″E / 52.05722°N 5.92444°E / 52.05722; 5.92444Coordinates: 52°03′26″N 005°55′28″E / 52.05722°N 5.92444°E / 52.05722; 5.92444
Websitehttp://www.terlet.nl
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04L/22R - - Grass
04C/22C - - Grass
04R/22L - - Grass
12/30 - - Grass
14L/32R - - Grass
14R/32L - - Grass
Sources: AIP[1]

Terlet Airfield (Dutch: Vliegveld Terlet) (ICAO: EHTL) is a small airfield in the Netherlands 2.5 NM (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) north[1] of Arnhem in Gelderland and close to Deelen Air Base. It is used mainly by gliders and motor gliders, as well as some light aircraft such as the Aviat Husky, mainly used as tugs for the gliders. It has six grass winchtracks, 04L/22R, 04C/22C, 04R/22L, 12/30, 14R/32L and 14L/32R. From only one strip motorised aircraft are allowed to operate, and only when prior permission is obtained.

The field was founded in 1952 by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging voor Luchtvaart (Royal Dutch Foundation for Aviation) to promote glider flying, though glider flying has taken place from the area since 1932. It is now home to the largest glider flying association in the Netherlands. Active Gliding clubs on Terlet are: Zweefvliegclub Rotterdam, Zweefvliegclub Deelen, Gelderse Zweefvlieg Club, Delftse Studenten Aeroclub, Gliding Adventures Europe, Kennemer Zweefvlieg Club, the EZZC, ZHVC and Zweefvliegclub Ameland.

References

  1. ^ a b EHTL – TERLET. AIP from AIS the Netherlands, effective 26 January 2023

External links

  • (in Dutch) Nationaal Zweefvliegcentrum Terlet
  • Airliners.net - Photos taken at Terlet


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