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AES Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: AES / ENAL
Airport Names:
  1. Ålesund Airport, Vigra
  2. Ålesund lufthavn, Vigra
Location: Aalesund, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 62°33'45"N by 6°7'10"E
Area Served: Ålesund, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 70 feet (21 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES):

  • Before 1998, the airport was served by one airline, Braathens SAFE, at times with regional routes being by Norwegian Air Shuttle on behalf of Braathens.
  • The furthest airport from Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,147 miles (17,940 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Molde Airport, Kristiansund Airport and Ørsta/Volda Airport were opened in later years and serve as secondary regional airports for the region, providing domestic services today mostly served by smaller propeller aircraft.
  • The closest airport to Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES) is Ørsta–Volda Airport, Hovden (HOV), which is located 27 miles (43 kilometers) S of AES.
  • Braathens to Oslo-Fornebu, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stavanger, Bergen, Bodø and Trondheim
  • Ålesund Airport, Vigra handled 1,077,209 passengers last year.
  • The airport was opened in 1958, as the first in Møre og Romsdal.
  • Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Ålesund Airport, Vigra's relatively low elevation of 70 feet, planes can take off or land at Ålesund Airport, Vigra 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Ålesund Airport, Vigra", another name for AES is "Ålesund lufthavn, Vigra".
  • The current terminal was opened along with an extended runway in 1986, along with new underwater road tunnels to the main city of Ålesund.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ålesund Airport, Vigra:

List of Nearest Airports from Ålesund Airport, Vigra:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
126.56 miles (42.75 km) SØrsta–Volda Airport, Hovden (HOV)Ørsta / Volda / Hovden, Møre og Romsdal, NorwayView Ørsta–Volda Airport, Hovden on a map Set HOV as destination Airport Get more information about Ørsta–Volda Airport, Hovden
238.39 miles (61.79 km) ENEMolde Airport, Årø (MOL)Molde, NorwayView Molde Airport, Årø on a map Set MOL as destination Airport Get more information about Molde Airport, Årø
350.61 miles (81.45 km) SSandane Airport, Anda (SDN)Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, NorwayView Sandane Airport, Anda on a map Set SDN as destination Airport Get more information about Sandane Airport, Anda
465.86 miles (105.99 km) NEKristiansund Airport, Kvernberget (KSU)Kristiansund, NorwayView Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget on a map Set KSU as destination Airport Get more information about Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget
576.35 miles (122.88 km) SSWFlorø Airport (FRO)Florø, Sogn og Fjordane, NorwayView Florø Airport on a map Set FRO as destination Airport Get more information about Florø Airport
681.79 miles (131.62 km) SFørde Airport, Bringeland (FDE)Førde / Bringeland, NorwayView Førde Airport, Bringeland on a map Set FDE as destination Airport Get more information about Førde Airport, Bringeland
7102.61 miles (165.13 km) SSESogndal Airport, Haukåsen (SOG)Sogndal, NorwayView Sogndal Airport, Haukåsen on a map Set SOG as destination Airport Get more information about Sogndal Airport, Haukåsen
8148.74 miles (239.37 km) SEFagernes Airport, Leirin (VDB)Fagernes, NorwayView Fagernes Airport, Leirin on a map Set VDB as destination Airport Get more information about Fagernes Airport, Leirin
9155.58 miles (250.38 km) SEGol Airport, Klanten (GLL)Gol, NorwayView Gol Airport, Klanten on a map Set GLL as destination Airport Get more information about Gol Airport, Klanten
10159.57 miles (256.80 km) SBergen-Flesland International Airport (BGO)Bergen, NorwayView Bergen-Flesland International Airport on a map Set BGO as destination Airport Get more information about Bergen-Flesland International Airport
11162.80 miles (262.00 km) ENETrondheim Airport, Værnes (TRD)Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, NorwayView Trondheim Airport, Værnes on a map Set TRD as destination Airport Get more information about Trondheim Airport, Værnes
12166.19 miles (267.45 km) ERøros Airport (RRS)Røros, NorwayView Røros Airport on a map Set RRS as destination Airport Get more information about Røros Airport
13193.12 miles (310.80 km) SStord Airport, Sørstokken (SRP)Stord, Hordaland, NorwayView Stord Airport, Sørstokken on a map Set SRP as destination Airport Get more information about Stord Airport, Sørstokken
14201.94 miles (325.00 km) SEHamar Airport, Stafsberg (HMR)Hamar, NorwayView Hamar Airport, Stafsberg on a map Set HMR as destination Airport Get more information about Hamar Airport, Stafsberg
15213.95 miles (344.32 km) NENamsos Airport (OSY)Namsos, NorwayView Namsos Airport on a map Set OSY as destination Airport Get more information about Namsos Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ålesund Airport, Vigra:

List of Furthest Airports from Ålesund Airport, Vigra:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,147.43 miles (17,940.01 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,136.99 miles (17,923.21 km) SChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
311,128.13 miles (17,908.95 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
411,121.56 miles (17,898.37 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
511,082.67 miles (17,835.79 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
611,066.98 miles (17,810.54 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
711,042.67 miles (17,771.41 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
811,041.95 miles (17,770.26 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
911,033.42 miles (17,756.52 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1011,025.44 miles (17,743.69 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,009.96 miles (17,718.76 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1211,004.58 miles (17,710.10 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1310,997.26 miles (17,698.33 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1410,988.36 miles (17,684.01 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1510,966.62 miles (17,649.02 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome