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ALC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ALC / LEAL
Airport Names:
  1. Alicante-Elche Airport
  2. Aeropuerto de Alicante-Elche
  3. Aeroport d'Alacant-Elx
Location: Alicante, Spain
GPS Coordinates: 38°16'55"N by 0°33'29"W
Area Served: Alicante - Elche
Valencia
Murcia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 141 feet (43 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC):

  • In 2011, Alicante Airport handled 9,913,764 passengers, 75,572 flight operations and 3,011 tonnes of cargo, making it the busiest airport in the Valencian Community by passenger numbers, and one of the 50 busiest in Europe.
  • The closest airport to Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC) is Murcia–San Javier Airport (MJV), which is located 38 miles (61 kilometers) SSW of ALC.
  • Alicante airport is accessible by buses, taxis, and private cars on automobile road N-338.
  • In 2011, the new terminal was opened at the airport increasing the annual airport capacity to 20 million passengers per year.
  • The terminal has an area of 333,500 m2, which is more than six times the size of terminals 1 and 2 together.
  • Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Alicante-Elche Airport", other names for ALC include "Aeropuerto de Alicante-Elche" and "Aeroport d'Alacant-Elx".
  • 1D means Dock, P stands for Processor.
  • Because of Alicante-Elche Airport's relatively low elevation of 141 feet, planes can take off or land at Alicante-Elche 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 Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC) is Gisborne Airport (GIS), which is nearly antipodal to Alicante-Elche Airport (meaning Alicante-Elche Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Gisborne Airport), and is located 12,353 miles (19,881 kilometers) away in Gisborne, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Alicante-Elche Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Alicante-Elche Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.69 miles (60.66 km) SSWMurcia–San Javier Airport (MJV)Murcia, SpainView Murcia–San Javier Airport on a map Set MJV as destination Airport Get more information about Murcia–San Javier Airport
283.51 miles (134.40 km) NValencia Airport (VLC)Valencia, Valencian Community, SpainView Valencia Airport on a map Set VLC as destination Airport Get more information about Valencia Airport
3112.14 miles (180.47 km) ENEIbiza Airport Aeroport d'Eivissa Aeropuerto de Ibiza (IBZ)Ibiza, SpainView Ibiza Airport Aeroport d'Eivissa Aeropuerto de Ibiza on a map Set IBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ibiza Airport Aeroport d'Eivissa Aeropuerto de Ibiza
4122.68 miles (197.43 km) NNECastellón Airport (CDT)Castellón de la Plana, Comunidad Valenciana, SpainView Castellón Airport on a map Set CDT as destination Airport Get more information about Castellón Airport
5140.44 miles (226.01 km) SWAlmería Airport (LEI)Almería, SpainView Almería Airport on a map Set LEI as destination Airport Get more information about Almería Airport
6176.77 miles (284.49 km) SEChlef International Airport (CFK)Chlef, AlgeriaView Chlef International Airport on a map Set CFK as destination Airport Get more information about Chlef International Airport
7183.87 miles (295.91 km) SEs-Sénia – Ben Bella Airport (ORN)Oran, AlgeriaView Es-Sénia – Ben Bella Airport on a map Set ORN as destination Airport Get more information about Es-Sénia – Ben Bella Airport
8186.66 miles (300.39 km) SSERelizane Airport (QZN)Relizane, AlgeriaView Relizane Airport on a map Set QZN as destination Airport Get more information about Relizane Airport
9188.52 miles (303.40 km) WNWCiudad Real Central Airport (CQM)Ciudad Real, SpainView Ciudad Real Central Airport on a map Set CQM as destination Airport Get more information about Ciudad Real Central Airport
10189.40 miles (304.81 km) SOran Tafaraoui Airport (TAF)Oran, AlgeriaView Oran Tafaraoui Airport on a map Set TAF as destination Airport Get more information about Oran Tafaraoui Airport
11191.43 miles (308.08 km) WSWGranada Airport (GRX)Granada, SpainView Granada Airport on a map Set GRX as destination Airport Get more information about Granada Airport
12197.74 miles (318.23 km) ENEPalma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)Palma de Mallorca, SpainView Palma de Mallorca Airport on a map Set PMI as destination Airport Get more information about Palma de Mallorca Airport
13214.89 miles (345.83 km) SSidi Bel Abbès Airport (BFW)Sidi Bel Abbès, AlgeriaView Sidi Bel Abbès Airport on a map Set BFW as destination Airport Get more information about Sidi Bel Abbès Airport
14215.98 miles (347.59 km) SGhriss Airport (MUW)Ghriss, AlgeriaView Ghriss Airport on a map Set MUW as destination Airport Get more information about Ghriss Airport
15217.20 miles (349.56 km) NWMadrid–Torrejón Airport (TOJ)Torrejón de Ardoz, SpainView Madrid–Torrejón Airport on a map Set TOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Madrid–Torrejón Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Alicante-Elche Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Alicante-Elche Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,353.36 miles (19,880.76 km) ESEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
212,297.11 miles (19,790.24 km) EWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
312,276.09 miles (19,756.40 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
412,266.71 miles (19,741.31 km) ERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
512,255.15 miles (19,722.71 km) ESETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
612,252.56 miles (19,718.53 km) ETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
712,231.76 miles (19,685.06 km) EMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
812,211.43 miles (19,652.35 km) EHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
912,210.40 miles (19,650.68 km) ESEThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
1012,197.98 miles (19,630.70 km) ESECoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1112,188.53 miles (19,615.48 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1212,177.53 miles (19,597.79 km) ESEArdmore Airport (AMZ)Ardmore, New ZealandView Ardmore Airport on a map Set AMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Airport
1312,176.95 miles (19,596.85 km) ESEGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
1412,173.17 miles (19,590.77 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1512,167.63 miles (19,581.85 km) ESEAuckland Airport (AKL)Mangere, New ZealandView Auckland Airport on a map Set AKL as destination Airport Get more information about Auckland Airport