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AKT Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: AKT / LCRA
Airport Names:
  1. RAF Akrotiri
  2. Aki
Location: Akrotiri, Cyprus
GPS Coordinates: 34°35'26"N by 32°59'16"E
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Facts about RAF Akrotiri (AKT):

  • Due to the station's relative proximity to the Middle East, it is often used by British allies when needed, such as for casualty reception for Americans after the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing and as a staging post before heading into theatres of combat in the Middle East/Persian Gulf theaters.
  • Akrotiri was first constructed in the mid-1950s to relieve pressure on the main RAF station on the island, RAF Nicosia.
  • The attack on Egypt was a military success, despite interference in the plan which reduced its effectiveness.
  • In September 1976 the US U-2 operations were turned over to the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, but the U-2 operation at RAF Akrotiri continued to be called Operating Location OH until September 1980.
  • Akrotiri has played a crucial role during Britain's recent operations in the Middle East.
  • The closest airport to RAF Akrotiri (AKT) is Paphos International Airport (PFO), which is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) WNW of AKT.
  • In addition to being known as "RAF Akrotiri", another name for AKT is "Aki".
  • The furthest airport from RAF Akrotiri (AKT) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,556 miles (18,598 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.

Map of Nearest Airports from RAF Akrotiri:

List of Nearest Airports from RAF Akrotiri:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.91 miles (48.13 km) WNWPaphos International Airport (PFO)Paphos, CyprusView Paphos International Airport on a map View satellite image of Paphos International Airport Set PFO as destination Airport Get more information about Paphos International Airport
241.57 miles (66.89 km) ENELarnaca International Airport (LCA)Larnaca, CyprusView Larnaca International Airport on a map View satellite image of Larnaca International Airport Set LCA as destination Airport Get more information about Larnaca International Airport
3152.45 miles (245.34 km) ESEBeirut Air Base (BEY)Beirut, LebanonView Beirut Air Base on a map View satellite image of Beirut Air Base Set BEY as destination Airport Get more information about Beirut Air Base
4170.58 miles (274.53 km) SEHaifa Airport (HFA)Haifa, IsraelView Haifa Airport on a map View satellite image of Haifa Airport Set HFA as destination Airport Get more information about Haifa Airport
5171.98 miles (276.77 km) ERene Mouawad Air Base (KYE)Kleyate / Tripoli, LebanonView Rene Mouawad Air Base on a map View satellite image of Rene Mouawad Air Base Set KYE as destination Airport Get more information about Rene Mouawad Air Base
6176.68 miles (284.34 km) ENEBassel al-Assad International Airport (LTK)Latakia, SyriaView Bassel al-Assad International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bassel al-Assad International Airport Set LTK as destination Airport Get more information about Bassel al-Assad International Airport
7177.17 miles (285.13 km) ESEKiryat Shmona Airport (KSW)Kiryat Shmona (Qiryat Shemona), IsraelView Kiryat Shmona Airport on a map View satellite image of Kiryat Shmona Airport Set KSW as destination Airport Get more information about Kiryat Shmona Airport
8200.11 miles (322.04 km) SSESde Dov Airport (SDV)Tel Aviv, IsraelView Sde Dov Airport on a map View satellite image of Sde Dov Airport Set SDV as destination Airport Get more information about Sde Dov Airport
9201.53 miles (324.33 km) NWAntalya Airport (AYT)Antalya, TurkeyView Antalya Airport on a map View satellite image of Antalya Airport Set AYT as destination Airport Get more information about Antalya Airport
10209.23 miles (336.71 km) SSEBen Gurion Airport (TLV)Lod (near Tel Aviv), IsraelView Ben Gurion Airport on a map View satellite image of Ben Gurion Airport Set TLV as destination Airport Get more information about Ben Gurion Airport
11209.29 miles (336.82 km) NEAdana Şakirpaşa Airport (ADA)Adana, TurkeyView Adana Şakirpaşa Airport on a map View satellite image of Adana Şakirpaşa Airport Set ADA as destination Airport Get more information about Adana Şakirpaşa Airport
12217.86 miles (350.61 km) ESEDamascus International Airport (DAM)Damascus, SyriaView Damascus International Airport on a map View satellite image of Damascus International Airport Set DAM as destination Airport Get more information about Damascus International Airport
13220.05 miles (354.13 km) WNWKastellorizo Public Airport (KZS)Kastelorizo, GreeceView Kastellorizo Public Airport on a map View satellite image of Kastellorizo Public Airport Set KZS as destination Airport Get more information about Kastellorizo Public Airport
14222.14 miles (357.49 km) NEHatay Airport (HTY)Hatay, TurkeyView Hatay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hatay Airport Set HTY as destination Airport Get more information about Hatay Airport
15228.24 miles (367.32 km) SEAtarot Airport (JRS)Jerusalem, IsraelView Atarot Airport on a map View satellite image of Atarot Airport Set JRS as destination Airport Get more information about Atarot Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Akrotiri:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Akrotiri:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,556.40 miles (18,598.17 km) SSERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map View satellite image of Rurutu Airport Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,356.61 miles (18,276.64 km) SWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map View satellite image of Totegegie Airport Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
311,352.20 miles (18,269.55 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
411,338.89 miles (18,248.13 km) SEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mangaia Island Airport Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
511,264.99 miles (18,129.19 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
611,255.60 miles (18,114.08 km) SEAkatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) (MUK)Mauke Island, Cook IslandsView Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) on a map View satellite image of Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport) Set MUK as destination Airport Get more information about Akatoka Manava Airport (Mauke Airport)
711,249.01 miles (18,103.48 km) SFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fa'a'ā International Airport Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
811,243.11 miles (18,093.99 km) SMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map View satellite image of Moorea Airport Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
911,241.92 miles (18,092.08 km) SAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1011,236.14 miles (18,082.77 km) SSWHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map View satellite image of Hao Airport Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
1111,228.39 miles (18,070.30 km) SERarotonga International Airport (RAR)Avarua, Cook IslandsView Rarotonga International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rarotonga International Airport Set RAR as destination Airport Get more information about Rarotonga International Airport
1211,226.31 miles (18,066.95 km) SEMitiaro Island Airport (MOI)Mitiaro Island, Cook IslandsView Mitiaro Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mitiaro Island Airport Set MOI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiaro Island Airport
1311,175.71 miles (17,985.52 km) SMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map View satellite image of Makemo Airport Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1411,175.18 miles (17,984.66 km) SSEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map View satellite image of Huahine – Fare Airport Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
1511,154.12 miles (17,950.78 km) SSWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map View satellite image of Pukarua Airport Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport