Eelde is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Tynaarlo, and lies about 9 km south of Groningen. Groningen Airport Eelde is located near the village.
Eelde was a separate municipality until 1998, when it was merged with Vries and Zuidlaren.
The statistical area "Eelde", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 7110.
- ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. 
- ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.