Operational info

April 2nd 2020: Amended Operational Changes due to Corona virus

Following a previous change on March 17th, Lelystad Airport will again change its hours of operations.
Effective Thursday April 2nd 2020, Lelystad Airport will be operational daily between 09:00 and 17:00u local time.
The reduction of the rescue and fire fighting services will continue unchanged: downgraded to category 3, with category 4 to 6 only available with prior permission (PPR) of at least 24 hours in advance.
NOTAM’s on these measures will be issued.

These measures will be effective until (and including) at least April 28th, 2020.


New Visual Markers on downwind

With effect of March 14th 2020, two additional visual reference markers are added to indicate the preferred downwind track of runway 05/23. Following this track of four markers will help to reduce the noise disturbance for the local residents around the airport.

The two new markers are coloured red and white. Click HERE for a photo of one of them and HERE for their locations.

The new markers will be published in the AIP with effect of June 18th 2020.

November 7th, 2019; Implementation of Air Traffic Control

On November 7th 2019, Lelystad Airport has introduced air traffic control.

 This includes:

  • New airspace structures (CTR’s, TMA’s and TMZ’s) around the airport;
  • New IFR and VFR procedures;
  • New runway length and declared distances;
  • Changes in the overall layout of the airport.

 For flight preparation purposes, please refer to the official Dutch publications: click HERE.

More information (in Dutch) about the implementation of air traffic control can be found HERE.