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IATA / ICAO Codes: ABE / KABE
Airport Name: Lehigh Valley International Airport
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
GPS Coordinates: 40°39'8"N by 75°26'25"W
Area Served: Lehigh Valley
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 393 feet (120 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE):

  • Naval pilot training graduation ceremony at the Allentown PA Airport – 1943
  • The airport website says in 2012 the airport had 100,048 aircraft operations.
  • On November 16, 2008, US Airways Flight 4551, a US Airways Express de Havilland Dash 8 turboprop operated by Piedmont Airlines, took off from Lehigh Valley International Airport at 8:20am heading to Philadelphia International Airport, and then had to make an emergency landing.
  • Lehigh Valley International Airport opened in 1929 and is one of the very few in the nation that serves its community from its original location.
  • Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has 2 runways.
  • The airport covers 2,629 acres at an elevation of 393 feet.
  • Because of Lehigh Valley International Airport's relatively low elevation of 393 feet, planes can take off or land at Lehigh Valley International 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 furthest airport from Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,695 miles (18,821 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is Quakertown Airport (UKT), which is located only 15 miles (25 kilometers) SSE of ABE.
  • Allentown PA Airport in the early 1930s before the addition of hard-surfaced runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Lehigh Valley International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Lehigh Valley International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
115.25 miles (24.54 km) SSEQuakertown Airport (UKT)Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Quakertown Airport on a map Set UKT as destination Airport Get more information about Quakertown Airport
227.69 miles (44.56 km) SEDoylestown Airport (DYL)Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Doylestown Airport on a map Set DYL as destination Airport Get more information about Doylestown Airport
329.18 miles (46.95 km) SSWHeritage Field (PTW)Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Heritage Field on a map Set PTW as destination Airport Get more information about Heritage Field
430.27 miles (48.71 km) NNEStroudsburg-Pocono Airport (ESP)East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Stroudsburg-Pocono Airport on a map Set ESP as destination Airport Get more information about Stroudsburg-Pocono Airport
533.43 miles (53.80 km) SWReading Regional Airport (RDG)Reading, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Reading Regional Airport on a map Set RDG as destination Airport Get more information about Reading Regional Airport
633.69 miles (54.22 km) NPocono Mountains Municipal Airport (MPO)Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport on a map Set MPO as destination Airport Get more information about Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport
734.84 miles (56.07 km) SSENAS JRB Willow Grove (NXX)Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, United StatesView NAS JRB Willow Grove on a map Set NXX as destination Airport Get more information about NAS JRB Willow Grove
836.75 miles (59.14 km) SSEWings Field (BBX)Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Wings Field on a map Set BBX as destination Airport Get more information about Wings Field
937.07 miles (59.66 km) NWHazleton Municipal Airport (HZL)Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Hazleton Municipal Airport on a map Set HZL as destination Airport Get more information about Hazleton Municipal Airport
1041.96 miles (67.53 km) SETrenton-Mercer Airport (TTN)Trenton, New Jersey, United StatesView Trenton-Mercer Airport on a map Set TTN as destination Airport Get more information about Trenton-Mercer Airport
1144.62 miles (71.81 km) ESEPrinceton Airport (PCT)Princeton/Rocky Hill, New Jersey, United StatesView Princeton Airport on a map Set PCT as destination Airport Get more information about Princeton Airport
1245.06 miles (72.52 km) ECentral Jersey Regional Airport (JVI)Manville, New Jersey, United StatesView Central Jersey Regional Airport on a map Set JVI as destination Airport Get more information about Central Jersey Regional Airport
1345.45 miles (73.14 km) SSENortheast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Northeast Philadelphia Airport on a map Set PNE as destination Airport Get more information about Northeast Philadelphia Airport
1446.37 miles (74.62 km) SBrandywine Airport (OQN)West Chester, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Brandywine Airport on a map Set OQN as destination Airport Get more information about Brandywine Airport
1549.46 miles (79.60 km) NNWWilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport (WBW)Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport on a map Set WBW as destination Airport Get more information about Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Lehigh Valley International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Lehigh Valley International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,695.16 miles (18,821.49 km) SWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,671.13 miles (18,782.81 km) SWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,664.46 miles (18,772.08 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,644.97 miles (18,740.71 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,614.15 miles (18,691.11 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,583.49 miles (18,641.78 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
711,574.44 miles (18,627.21 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,571.95 miles (18,623.20 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
911,563.09 miles (18,608.94 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,510.90 miles (18,524.95 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,436.81 miles (18,405.71 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,415.20 miles (18,370.93 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,391.40 miles (18,332.64 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,385.11 miles (18,322.52 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1511,373.95 miles (18,304.55 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport