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AKF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: AKF / HLKF
Airport Names:
  1. Kufra Airport
  2. مطار الكفرة
Location: Kufra, Libya
GPS Coordinates: 24°10'42"N by 23°18'50"E
Area Served: Kufra, Libya
Operator/Owner: Civil Aviation and Meteorology Bureau
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 1,368 feet (417 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Kufra Airport (AKF):

  • The furthest airport from Kufra Airport (AKF) is Mangaia Island Airport (MGS), which is nearly antipodal to Kufra Airport (meaning Kufra Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Mangaia Island Airport), and is located 12,261 miles (19,732 kilometers) away in Mangaia Island, Cook Islands.
  • Kufra Airport (AKF) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Kufra Airport", another name for AKF is "مطار الكفرة".
  • On 26 August 2008, a hijacked Sudanese Boeing 737 landed at Kufra Airport after having departed at Nyala Airport, Darfur, with destination Khartoum.
  • In July 2013 Libyan Airlines re-launched the Benghasi service that was suspended nine years earlier.
  • The closest airport to Kufra Airport (AKF) is Sharq Al-Owainat Airport (GSQ), which is located 360 miles (580 kilometers) ESE of AKF.
  • In April 1942 a detachment of Squadron 16 of the South African Air Force with three Bristol Blenheim Mk.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kufra Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kufra Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1360.20 miles (579.69 km) ESESharq Al-Owainat Airport (GSQ)Sharq Al-Owainat, EgyptView Sharq Al-Owainat Airport on a map Set GSQ as destination Airport Get more information about Sharq Al-Owainat Airport
2485.86 miles (781.91 km) NNWMarsa Brega Airport (LMQ)Brega, LibyaView Marsa Brega Airport on a map Set LMQ as destination Airport Get more information about Marsa Brega Airport
3510.41 miles (821.43 km) SSWFaya-Largeau Airport (FYT)Faya-Largeau, ChadView Faya-Largeau Airport on a map Set FYT as destination Airport Get more information about Faya-Largeau Airport
4518.80 miles (834.92 km) ENEAssiut Airport (ATZ)Assiut, EgyptView Assiut Airport on a map Set ATZ as destination Airport Get more information about Assiut Airport
5541.08 miles (870.78 km) ESEAl Hufalysin Airport (ABS)Abu Simbel, EgyptView Al Hufalysin Airport on a map Set ABS as destination Airport Get more information about Al Hufalysin Airport
6546.87 miles (880.10 km) ESEWadi Halfa Airport (WHF)Wadi Halfa, SudanView Wadi Halfa Airport on a map Set WHF as destination Airport Get more information about Wadi Halfa Airport
7547.97 miles (881.88 km) NTobruk International Airport (TOB)Tobruk, LibyaView Tobruk International Airport on a map Set TOB as destination Airport Get more information about Tobruk International Airport
8548.43 miles (882.62 km) NNEMersa Matruh Airport (MUH)Mersa Matruh, EgyptView Mersa Matruh Airport on a map Set MUH as destination Airport Get more information about Mersa Matruh Airport
9573.68 miles (923.24 km) SEDongola Airport (DOG)Dongola, SudanView Dongola Airport on a map Set DOG as destination Airport Get more information about Dongola Airport
10577.60 miles (929.56 km) NNWBenina International Airport (BEN)Benghazi, LibyaView Benina International Airport on a map Set BEN as destination Airport Get more information about Benina International Airport
11597.34 miles (961.32 km) ENELuxor International Airport (LXR)Luxor, EgyptView Luxor International Airport on a map Set LXR as destination Airport Get more information about Luxor International Airport
12599.74 miles (965.19 km) EAswan International Airport (ASW)Aswan, EgyptView Aswan International Airport on a map Set ASW as destination Airport Get more information about Aswan International Airport
13600.49 miles (966.40 km) NAl Bayda - Al abraq Airport (LAQ)Bayda, LibyaView Al Bayda - Al abraq Airport on a map Set LAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Al Bayda - Al abraq Airport
14607.73 miles (978.04 km) NEBorg El Arab International Airport (HBE)Alexandria / Borg El Arab, EgyptView Borg El Arab International Airport on a map Set HBE as destination Airport Get more information about Borg El Arab International Airport
15627.73 miles (1,010.22 km) NWGhardabiya Air Base (SRX)Sirte, LibyaView Ghardabiya Air Base on a map Set SRX as destination Airport Get more information about Ghardabiya Air Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Kufra Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kufra Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,261.02 miles (19,732.15 km) SSEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
212,154.37 miles (19,560.51 km) SAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
312,150.79 miles (19,554.75 km) SERarotonga International Airport (RAR)Avarua, Cook IslandsView Rarotonga International Airport on a map Set RAR as destination Airport Get more information about Rarotonga International Airport
412,130.21 miles (19,521.64 km) SSEMitiaro Island Airport (MOI)Mitiaro Island, Cook IslandsView Mitiaro Island Airport on a map Set MOI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiaro Island Airport
512,078.33 miles (19,438.13 km) WSWRurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
611,828.85 miles (19,036.65 km) SSWMaupiti Airport (MAU)Maupiti, Leeward Islands, French PolynesiaView Maupiti Airport on a map Set MAU as destination Airport Get more information about Maupiti Airport
711,814.23 miles (19,013.11 km) SSWBora Bora Airport (BOB)Bora Bora, French PolynesiaView Bora Bora Airport on a map Set BOB as destination Airport Get more information about Bora Bora Airport
811,802.66 miles (18,994.49 km) SWHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
911,794.02 miles (18,980.59 km) SWMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
1011,790.59 miles (18,975.06 km) SWFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
1111,610.67 miles (18,685.51 km) SWMataiva Airport (MVT)Mataiva, French PolynesiaView Mataiva Airport on a map Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport
1211,574.99 miles (18,628.09 km) WSWAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1311,543.62 miles (18,577.61 km) SWApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1411,537.79 miles (18,568.23 km) SWArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1511,528.10 miles (18,552.63 km) SWFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport