Weeze Airport , less commonly known as Niederrhein Airport, is a minor international airport in the Lower Rhine region of Germany. It is mostly used by low-cost carriers, especially Ryanair. The airport is situated 3.7 km southwest of the municipality of Weeze and 7 km northwest of Kevelaer, about 33 km southeast of the Dutch city of Nijmegen, and 48 km northwest of the German city of Duisburg.
The airport uses the facilities of the former military airbase RAF Laarbruch, it began operations as a civil airport in 2003. There is also a large fire brigade training facility on the airport grounds. Its IATA code is NRN because of its official name Flughafen Niederrhein.
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