Teuge Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Teuge Airport
Vliegveld Teuge
(Advanced Landing Ground B-95)
Teuge airport.JPG
Two Cessna 208B aircraft at the airport
IATA: noneICAO: EHTE
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator N.V. Luchthaven Teuge
Serves Deventer/Apeldoorn
Location Teuge, Voorst, Netherlands
Elevation AMSL 17 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 52°14′41″N 006°02′48″E / 52.24472°N 6.04667°E / 52.24472; 6.04667Coordinates: 52°14′41″N 006°02′48″E / 52.24472°N 6.04667°E / 52.24472; 6.04667
Website www.teuge-airport.nl
Map
EHTE is located in Netherlands
EHTE
EHTE
Location of Teuge Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,199 3,934 Concrete/Asphalt
Source: AIP from AIS the Netherlands[1]

Teuge Airport (Dutch: Vliegveld Teuge) or Teuge International Airport (ICAO: EHTE) is a small general aviation airfield 4.5 nautical miles (8.3 km; 5.2 mi) west from Deventer and 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) northeast from Apeldoorn.[1] It is located in the village of Teuge, part of the Voorst municipality in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands.

The airport has a single runway, oriented 09/27 with a length of 1,199 m (3,934 ft). A second runway, aligned 03/21, existed up to 2012. It saw limited used and was closed when the land on the north side of the airport was sold. Next to general aviation, the airfield is also used extensively for skydiving and glider flying. Though no scheduled international flights take place from the airport, custom services are available upon request, hence it still having the title of international airport.

Several companies at the airport specialise in aerial photography, and it is the home airfield of aerobatics pilot Frank Versteegh, a former Red Bull Air Race participant.

History and future[edit]

The airfield was constructed for civilian use in 1935. During the Second World War, it was used by the German Luftwaffe. Under their control the airfield was improved and expanded, however it did not see much use.[2][3] According to historical records the Royal Air Force used Teuge as an Advanced Landing Ground with designation B-95. After the war it was returned to civilian control.[4]

Runway 09/27 was entirely resurfaced expanded from 700 m (2,297 ft) to the current length of 1,199 m (3,934 ft) in 2007. Various improvements are scheduled for the year 2013; runway lighting is to be added, a GPS approach will be made available and construction will be started on a new airport operations building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b EHTE – DEVENTER/Teuge. AIP from AIS the Netherlands, effective 26 Jun 2014
  2. ^ Forten.info - Vliegveld Teuge, article retrieved 7 March 2013.
  3. ^ WW2.dk - Flugplatzkommando C 8/VI / Teuge, article retrieved 7 March 2013.
  4. ^ 1st Lt David C. Johnson for the USAF Historical Research Society, US Army Air Forces Continental Air Fields (ETO) D-Day to V-E day - Part III, British Airfields as of 1 July 1945.

External links[edit]