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SYD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SYD / YSSY
Airport Names:
  1. Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
  2. Kingsford-Smith Airport
Location: Mascot (near Sydney), Australia
GPS Coordinates: 33°56'45"S by 151°10'37"E
Area Served: Sydney
Operator/Owner: Sydney Airport Corporation Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 21 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD):

  • Sydney Airport's International terminal underwent a $500 million renovation that was completed in mid-2010.
  • Terminal 1 was opened on 3 May 1970, replacing the old Overseas Passenger Terminal and has been greatly expanded since then.
  • Love established Mascot as a private concern, leasing 200 acres from the Kensington Race Club for three years.
  • Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) has 3 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), which is nearly antipodal to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (meaning Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Santa Maria Airport), and is located 12,144 miles (19,543 kilometers) away in Santa Maria, Portugal.
  • The closest airport to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) is Bankstown Airport (BWU), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) W of SYD.
  • On 15 April 2014, the Federal Government announced that Badgerys Creek would be Sydney's second international airport, to be known as Western Sydney Airport.
  • In addition to being known as "Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport", another name for SYD is "Kingsford-Smith Airport".
  • Because of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport's relatively low elevation of 21 feet, planes can take off or land at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The new terminal was officially opened on 3 May 1970, by Queen Elizabeth II.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.93 miles (17.58 km) WBankstown Airport (BWU)Bankstown (near Sydney), New South Wales, AustraliaView Bankstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Bankstown Airport Set BWU as destination Airport Get more information about Bankstown Airport
228.84 miles (46.41 km) WSWCamden Aerodrome (CDU)Camden, New South Wales, AustraliaView Camden Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Camden Aerodrome Set CDU as destination Airport Get more information about Camden Aerodrome
347.94 miles (77.15 km) SSWIllawarra Regional Airport (WOL)Shellharbour, Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaView Illawarra Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Illawarra Regional Airport Set WOL as destination Airport Get more information about Illawarra Regional Airport
466.55 miles (107.10 km) NNEBelmont Airport (BEO)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Belmont Airport on a map View satellite image of Belmont Airport Set BEO as destination Airport Get more information about Belmont Airport
580.56 miles (129.64 km) NCessnock Airport (CES)Cessnock, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cessnock Airport on a map View satellite image of Cessnock Airport Set CES as destination Airport Get more information about Cessnock Airport
687.73 miles (141.18 km) NNEMaitland Airport (MTL)Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaView Maitland Airport on a map View satellite image of Maitland Airport Set MTL as destination Airport Get more information about Maitland Airport
788.11 miles (141.80 km) NNENewcastle Airport (NTL)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Newcastle Airport on a map View satellite image of Newcastle Airport Set NTL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
895.21 miles (153.23 km) WNWBathurst Airport (BHS)Bathurst, New South Wales, AustraliaView Bathurst Airport on a map View satellite image of Bathurst Airport Set BHS as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport
9102.06 miles (164.25 km) SWGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map View satellite image of Goulburn Airport Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
10131.63 miles (211.84 km) NWMudgee Airport (DGE)Mudgee, New South Wales, AustraliaView Mudgee Airport on a map View satellite image of Mudgee Airport Set DGE as destination Airport Get more information about Mudgee Airport
11146.76 miles (236.19 km) SWCanberra Airport (CBR)Canberra, AustraliaView Canberra Airport on a map View satellite image of Canberra Airport Set CBR as destination Airport Get more information about Canberra Airport
12146.99 miles (236.56 km) SSWMoruya Airport (MYA)Moruya, New South Wales, AustraliaView Moruya Airport on a map View satellite image of Moruya Airport Set MYA as destination Airport Get more information about Moruya Airport
13175.52 miles (282.48 km) NNWCoolah Airport (CLH)Coolah, New South Wales, AustraliaView Coolah Airport on a map View satellite image of Coolah Airport Set CLH as destination Airport Get more information about Coolah Airport
14185.40 miles (298.38 km) WSWCootamundra Airport (CMD)Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cootamundra Airport on a map View satellite image of Cootamundra Airport Set CMD as destination Airport Get more information about Cootamundra Airport
15190.76 miles (306.99 km) WNWForbes Airport (FRB)Forbes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Forbes Airport on a map View satellite image of Forbes Airport Set FRB as destination Airport Get more information about Forbes Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,143.59 miles (19,543.17 km) NWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
212,121.54 miles (19,507.68 km) NNWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map View satellite image of João Paulo II Airport Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
312,120.72 miles (19,506.36 km) NHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Horta International Airport Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
412,117.69 miles (19,501.48 km) NPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map View satellite image of Pico Airport Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
512,090.40 miles (19,457.57 km) NNWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map View satellite image of Lajes Air Base Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
612,078.50 miles (19,438.41 km) NGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map View satellite image of Graciosa Airport Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
712,035.09 miles (19,368.55 km) NNEFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map View satellite image of Flores Airport Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
812,021.51 miles (19,346.70 km) NNECorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map View satellite image of Corvo Airport Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
911,736.45 miles (18,887.94 km) WMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map View satellite image of Madeira Airport Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1011,716.13 miles (18,855.24 km) WPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto Santo Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1111,687.72 miles (18,809.51 km) WNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map View satellite image of La Palma Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
1211,637.71 miles (18,729.02 km) WNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map View satellite image of La Gomera Airport Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
1311,609.16 miles (18,683.09 km) WNWTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife North Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
1411,605.42 miles (18,677.06 km) WNWTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife-South Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
1511,539.74 miles (18,571.37 km) WNWGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map View satellite image of Gran Canaria Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport