Groningen Eelde airport (GRQ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Groningen Eelde Airport, opened on May 23, 1931, is an airstation in Northeastern Holland. It operates with regular and seasonal international flights to European countries.

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Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: AIS Airlines, Corendon Airlines, Flybe, Transavia, TUI fly.
Annual passenger traffic: 240,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +31 503 097 070. E-mail: [email protected] Information counter in the central hall, available Mondays through Fridays between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Tel +31 503 080 850).


The airport is located in the city of Eelde, 15 km (9 miles) to the south of Groningen.

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What services does Groningen airport (GRQ) facilities include

The airport has Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has a restaurant.
Shopping- There is a store with duty-free items and varied products.
Baggage- Luggage carts available in front of the terminal. In case of missing baggage, head to the offices of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Travel agency.


Accommodation near Groningen airport (GRQ)

There are no hotels on-site, but you can find some accommodations nearby, among them:

B&B De Oude Molensteen (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Voorhuis (1 km/0.6 miles)
Hotel Erfgoedlogies de Hooge Stukken (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Bed & Breakfast Glimmen (3.6 km/2.2 miles)
Fletcher Familiehotel Paterswolde (4.3 km/2.7 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 100 from Qbuzz (Tel +31 900 728 9965) operates during flight arrivals and departures and connects the enclosure with Groningen Central Station, Zuiderdiep and Grote Markt. Journey time is 20 minutes and tickets have a cost of €2.70. Route 9 runs to De Punt, Eelde, Paterswolde, Hoornseplas, Hoofdstation, Zuiderdiep and Station Noord, in Groningen, Mondays through Fridays between 5:50 am and 0:40 am. At De Punt you can board line 50 headed for Assen (25 min. trip). Further information

Taxi - Outside the terminal there are cabs from Taxi Onderneming Groningen (Tel +31 646 109 725), Comfortabel Personen Vervoer (Tel +31 625 067 113 / 612 864 936) and Business Taxi Radema (Tel +31 654 752 894). The trip to downtown Groningen takes around 30 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Offices inside the terminal operated by:

Avis (Tel +31 882 847 023 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +31 505 733 233 - Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +31 503 080 850 - weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am a 5:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +31 505 414 477 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm)


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Parking services at Groningen airport (GRQ)

There are three parking areas for short and long stays inside the grounds, in addition to charging stations for electric vehicles. Rates and reservations

P1 & P2 - Car parks adjacent to the terminal.
P3 - Situated 4 minutes away from the main building, with budget spaces. Closed when the airport does not operate.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at least 48 hours in advance. There are reserved parking spaces in P1, wheelchairs, elevators, ample doors and accessible toilets.

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Latest updates: April 08, 2019