Former F16 shelter for rent

At our unique and characterful location of the former Twenthe Air Base, we offer a former F-16 shelter for rent. This modern office space is located on the business campus Technology Base, of which Twente Airport is part.

The shelter was renovated in 2017 to a high standard by interior design company SKIER into a modern object with industrial appearance and has energy label A++.

Layout and area:

The total rentable floor area of the building is approximately 612 m² divided over 2 floors, which is subdivided as follows:

  • first floor office space: approximately 382 m²
  • storage space ground floor: about 71 m²
  • office space 1st floor: about 159 m²

The surfaces are measured by the letting agent from a copy of the construction drawing. The stated floor area is therefore indicative; no rights can be derived from it nor can there be any subsequent settlement.


The object will be delivered clean and cleared including the following facilities:

  • various office/meeting rooms with partition walls and lighting fixtures
  • Three lockable storerooms for storage
  • heating through air conditioning system and radiators
  • Cable ducts with electricity points and existing cabling
  • sanitary facilities
  • Pantry with built-in appliances
  • floor covering (partly)
  • energy label A++

Cadastral data:

Municipality: Lonneker
Section: Y
Number: 239 (partial)


Technology Base is located at a very unique location in the Netherlands (in Twente). On this former military airbase, which is located "in the green", is approximately 230 ha in development into a high-tech business campus, where entrepreneurs (from large to small) can go.

Technology Base offers:

  • 24 hours a day the possibility of testing and developing high-tech and safety systems on the 3 km long runway, an asphalt track or a large test field
  • Great distinctiveness for entrepreneurs, due to unique historical location and wooded surroundings
  • Attractor for companies in the high-tech, airport-related, advanced materials and safety & security sectors


Technology Base has good accessibility. It is located between Hengelo, Enschede and Oldenzaal and close to the border with Germany. The A1 motorway slip road can be reached within 10 minutes. Accessibility by public transport is also good. From Enschede Central Station visitors can reach Technology Base by means of electric shared cars.

Also, Twente Airport provides a good connection from the eastern Netherlands to the rest of Europe for aviation-related activity and business air traffic.

Parking facilities:

There is ample on-site parking.

Zoning plan:

Zoning plan 'Business park - Technology Base Twente' with function indication 'company up to category 4.2'. In the text below the zoned grounds are indicated.

The grounds designated for Business Area - Technology Base Twente are zoned for:

A. an airport and activities or services aimed exclusively at the direct supply of goods and/or services in support of the airport;
B. testing of aircraft engines between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. the same day, exclusively at the location of the indication "specific building indication - with letter code A".
C. Unmanned Systems;
D. businesses falling under:
- Safety & Security;
- Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (HTSM/AMM);
- airport-related activity;
- US industry;
- Business activity or services exclusively aimed at the direct supply of goods and/or services to support the activities mentioned under 1 to 4.


Rent on request.

More information:

More information about the rental of shelter B519 can be found on the websites of Boers & Lem and Snelder Zijlstra Bedrijfsmakelaars.

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