Meet the team
Lelystad Airport has been open for 50 years.
Lelystad Airport, in full operation
Lelystad Airport has been playing a central role in the aviation industry for 50 years
As the largest General Aviation airport in the Netherlands, Lelystad Airport currently facilitate 80,000 aircraft movements per year.
‘What is sometimes overlooked is the bustling activity that has been taking place here for many years. Some talk about an airport that is yet to open, but if you visit the airport, you will see that on busy days, there are more than 450 aircraft movements per day, and many employees find their way to one of the forty-five businesses at the airport.’, team Lelystad Airport.
Jan Eerkens, CEO Lelystad Airport: We are now waiting for The Hague's final decision to open Lelystad Airport’s gates for commercial passenger traffic.
Nicky: Lelystad Airport is the largest General Aviation airport in the Netherlands, with good weather, we are having up to 450 aircraft movements a day.
Jelle: When I was asked to set up the fire brigade here, I did not hesitate for a second.
Esmèe: I am proud to be part of our 50th anniversary project.