The regional airport of North Holland North

Contact address

Luchthavenweg 10A
1786 PP Den Helder
The Netherlands

Phone number: +31 (0) 223 - 635 666



Offshore mail and freight

Luchthavenweg 10
1786 PP Den Helder
The Netherlands

Please designate the freight agent, platform, oil company and contact person.

General Information

Den Helder Airport has over the past years become one of the largest offshore heliports of North-West Europe. Helicopters are daily transporting offshore personnel to and from the rigs and oil- and gas producing platforms on the Dutch Continental Shelf. Thanks to its ideal location close to the primary oil and gas fields in the central and southern parts of the North Sea.

Capital of the North Sea

In the past recent years, the number of landings has increased to a total of 22.000.
In recent years, an average of 140,000 passengers per year pass through the check in of Den Helder Airport. This concerns in particular those working on the platforms in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. At Den Helder Airport, thirty companies including four helicopter carriers are located. These companies offer a total of 500 direct jobs. Den Helder Airport is a major economic engine for the region and provides indirect employment related to offshore companies, port operators and suppliers.

Den Helder Airport aims to double the number of direct jobs the coming years. Den Helder is the capital of the North Sea, the center of the offshore. The airport is an important link in the future and will continue to develop them.

Scheduled service

Den Helder Airport has been in development for more and more to form a connecting link between the different offshore cities. The airport is working on a service between Den Helder and Aberdeen and there are also contacts to realize the Danish Esbjerg connection. These connections provide many benefits to the oil and gas industry, offshore wind industry and the business market.

More than offshore

The regional airport in North Holland North offers many more possibilities. The congestion-free accessibility, excellent parking facilities and tariffs make Den Helder Airport very attractive for the business market. In addition, the airport has meeting facilities, free Wifi access and opportunities for air cargo and aircraft leasing. The restaurant is open during business hours, where you can enjoy the activity on the platform while enjoying a cup of coffee or lunch.

Hours of opening

Den Helder Airport is open from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and during public and Christian holidays.

Airport regulations

Everyone on the airport is required to behave in accordance with the airport regulations adopted by or on behalf of the management.


Picture: Burghout Design & Druk Hippolytushoef

Missing objects

For missing objects you can contact NorthWest Services & Security by phone +31 223 637770.
All missing objects are registrated at the Municipality of Den Helder. You can find your missing object via the following link




Smoking at Den Helder Airport is only allowed in the designated area's outside the main building.


Den Helder is a good place for Aeroplane spotters. On the website of Spotting Group The Kooy you will find pictures taken at Den Helder Airport. You can also find information about good spotting locations.

Noise nuisance

Den Helder Airport/Naval Airbase De Kooy is doing its utmost to minimize noise nuisance. If necessary you can fill out the online complaints form, or call the free number 0800-0226033 (only accessible from the Netherlands) or +31 223-658670


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