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ADX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ADX / EGQL
Airport Name: RAF Leuchars
Location: St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 56°22'23"N by 2°52'6"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Facts about RAF Leuchars (ADX):

  • In 2015 the army will take over and The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards will move in along with a REME Battalion and a Provost Company.
  • The other operational UK air defence base since June 2007 is RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, which operates the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4.
  • Leuchars was home to the last squadron of Panavia Tornado F3s, No.
  • The furthest airport from RAF Leuchars (ADX) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,678 miles (18,793 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to RAF Leuchars (ADX) is Dundee Airport (DND), which is located only 8 miles (13 kilometers) NW of ADX.
  • RAF Leuchars is commanded by an Air Commodore instead of a Group Captain who would usually be given command of a station.
  • The unit was formally named 'Royal Air Force Leuchars' in March 1920, but nevertheless retained its strong naval links.
  • Leuchars is also the base for No.
  • As the Cold War reached its frostiest depths in the 1960s the development of long range aircraft allowed the Soviets regular incursion into British air space.
  • Royal Air Force station Leuchars or more simply RAF Leuchars is the second most northerly air defence station in the United Kingdom.

Map of Nearest Airports from RAF Leuchars:

List of Nearest Airports from RAF Leuchars:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.14 miles (13.10 km) NWDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map View satellite image of Dundee Airport Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
219.88 miles (31.99 km) WNWPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
335.08 miles (56.45 km) SWEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map View satellite image of Edinburgh Airport Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
462.68 miles (100.87 km) NNEAberdeen International Airport (ABZ)Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomView Aberdeen International Airport on a map View satellite image of Aberdeen International Airport Set ABZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aberdeen International Airport
569.49 miles (111.83 km) WSWGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow International Airport Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
689.55 miles (144.12 km) SWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow-Prestwick Airport Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
791.95 miles (147.98 km) NNWKinloss Barracks (FSS)Forres, Scotland, United KingdomView Kinloss Barracks on a map View satellite image of Kinloss Barracks Set FSS as destination Airport Get more information about Kinloss Barracks
892.20 miles (148.38 km) NNWInverness Airport (INV)Inverness, Scotland, United KingdomView Inverness Airport on a map View satellite image of Inverness Airport Set INV as destination Airport Get more information about Inverness Airport
993.73 miles (150.85 km) NRAF Lossiemouth (LMO)Lossiemouth, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Lossiemouth on a map View satellite image of RAF Lossiemouth Set LMO as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lossiemouth
1099.21 miles (159.67 km) SCarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map View satellite image of Carlisle Lake District Airport Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport
11103.02 miles (165.80 km) SSENewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map View satellite image of Newcastle Airport Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
12126.88 miles (204.20 km) WSWCampbeltown Airport (CAL)Campbeltown, Scotland, United KingdomView Campbeltown Airport on a map View satellite image of Campbeltown Airport Set CAL as destination Airport Get more information about Campbeltown Airport
13131.46 miles (211.56 km) WColonsay Airport (CSA)Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, United KingdomView Colonsay Airport on a map View satellite image of Colonsay Airport Set CSA as destination Airport Get more information about Colonsay Airport
14139.31 miles (224.20 km) WSWIslay Airport (ILY)Islay, Scotland, United KingdomView Islay Airport on a map View satellite image of Islay Airport Set ILY as destination Airport Get more information about Islay Airport
15140.59 miles (226.25 km) SSEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Durham Tees Valley Airport Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Leuchars:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Leuchars:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,677.72 miles (18,793.43 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,656.01 miles (18,758.48 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,651.97 miles (18,751.99 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,606.37 miles (18,678.59 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,595.72 miles (18,661.45 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,572.20 miles (18,623.61 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,563.89 miles (18,610.23 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
811,561.88 miles (18,606.99 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,544.09 miles (18,578.37 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,534.70 miles (18,563.26 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1111,524.40 miles (18,546.68 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1211,523.94 miles (18,545.94 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1311,522.47 miles (18,543.57 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,513.34 miles (18,528.88 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,491.51 miles (18,493.75 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome