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BAQ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BAQ / SKBQ
Airport Names:
  1. Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional Ernesto Cortissoz
Location: Barranquilla, Colombia
GPS Coordinates: 10°53'21"N by 74°46'50"W
Area Served: Barranquilla, Colombia
Operator/Owner: Aeropuertos del Caribe S.A.
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 98 feet (30 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ):

  • Because of Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport's relatively low elevation of 98 feet, planes can take off or land at Ernesto Cortissoz International 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport", another name for BAQ is "Aeropuerto Internacional Ernesto Cortissoz".
  • With the opening of the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota in December 1959, Soledad was relegated to secondary importance in the country.
  • Also in 1946 British South American Airways commenced operation at Barranquilla, using a Lancastrian to provide one weekly flight to London via Bermuda.
  • The furthest airport from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ) is Christmas Island Airport (XCH), which is nearly antipodal to Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (meaning Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Christmas Island Airport), and is located 12,393 miles (19,944 kilometers) away in Christmas Island, Australia.
  • Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport has one passenger terminal building to handle all of the airport's commercial traffic.
  • Currently, the company Caribbean Airports S.
  • The closest airport to Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ) is Simón Bolívar International Airport (SMR), which is located 41 miles (65 kilometers) ENE of BAQ.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
140.55 miles (65.25 km) ENESimón Bolívar International Airport (SMR)Santa Marta, ColombiaView Simón Bolívar International Airport on a map Set SMR as destination Airport Get more information about Simón Bolívar International Airport
258.54 miles (94.22 km) WSWRafael Núñez International Airport (CTG)Cartagena, ColombiaView Rafael Núñez International Airport on a map Set CTG as destination Airport Get more information about Rafael Núñez International Airport
3108.60 miles (174.78 km) ESEAlfonso López Pumarejo Airport (VUP)Valledupar, ColombiaView Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport on a map Set VUP as destination Airport Get more information about Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport
4112.91 miles (181.71 km) SSWLas Brujas Airport (CZU)Corozal, ColombiaView Las Brujas Airport on a map Set CZU as destination Airport Get more information about Las Brujas Airport
5133.18 miles (214.33 km) ENEAlmirante Padilla Airport (RCH)Riohacha, ColombiaView Almirante Padilla Airport on a map Set RCH as destination Airport Get more information about Almirante Padilla Airport
6157.12 miles (252.86 km) ELa Mina Airport Jorge Isaacs Airport (MCJ)Maicao, La Guajira, ColombiaView La Mina Airport Jorge Isaacs Airport on a map Set MCJ as destination Airport Get more information about La Mina Airport Jorge Isaacs Airport
7159.49 miles (256.67 km) SSWLos Garzones Airport (MTR)Montería, Córdoba, ColombiaView Los Garzones Airport on a map Set MTR as destination Airport Get more information about Los Garzones Airport
8179.27 miles (288.51 km) SAyapel Airport (AYA)Ayapel, ColombiaView Ayapel Airport on a map Set AYA as destination Airport Get more information about Ayapel Airport
9203.83 miles (328.03 km) SCaucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport (CAQ)Caucasia, Antioquia, ColombiaView Caucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport on a map Set CAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Caucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport
10208.50 miles (335.55 km) ELa Chinita International Airport (MAR)Maracaibo, VenezuelaView La Chinita International Airport on a map Set MAR as destination Airport Get more information about La Chinita International Airport
11227.54 miles (366.18 km) SEl Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport (EBG)El Bagre, ColombiaView El Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport on a map Set EBG as destination Airport Get more information about El Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport
12234.11 miles (376.77 km) SEMiguel Urdaneta Fernández Airport (STB)Santa Bárbara del Zulia, VenezuelaView Miguel Urdaneta Fernández Airport on a map Set STB as destination Airport Get more information about Miguel Urdaneta Fernández Airport
13237.31 miles (381.91 km) SWAlcides Fernández Airport (ACD)Acandí, ColombiaView Alcides Fernández Airport on a map Set ACD as destination Airport Get more information about Alcides Fernández Airport
14238.00 miles (383.03 km) EOro Negro Airport (CBS)Cabimas, VenezuelaView Oro Negro Airport on a map Set CBS as destination Airport Get more information about Oro Negro Airport
15241.70 miles (388.98 km) WSWMulatupo Airport (MPP)Mulatupo, PanamáView Mulatupo Airport on a map Set MPP as destination Airport Get more information about Mulatupo Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,392.74 miles (19,944.12 km) SWChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
212,117.69 miles (19,501.48 km) SSWHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
312,116.58 miles (19,499.70 km) SWCibeureum Airfield (TSY)Tasikmalaya, West Java, IndonesiaView Cibeureum Airfield on a map Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield
412,097.58 miles (19,469.13 km) SSWHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport
512,093.33 miles (19,462.28 km) SSWSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
612,092.09 miles (19,460.28 km) SWTunggul Wulung Airport (CXP)Cilacap, Java Island, IndonesiaView Tunggul Wulung Airport on a map Set CXP as destination Airport Get more information about Tunggul Wulung Airport
712,072.21 miles (19,428.30 km) SWPenggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport (CBN)Cirebon, Java, IndonesiaView Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport on a map Set CBN as destination Airport Get more information about Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport
812,065.28 miles (19,417.14 km) SWPurwokerto / Wirasaba Airport (PWL)Wirasaba, Central Java, IndonesiaView Purwokerto / Wirasaba Airport on a map Set PWL as destination Airport Get more information about Purwokerto / Wirasaba Airport
912,046.62 miles (19,387.11 km) SRadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
1012,021.88 miles (19,347.29 km) WSWAdisucipto International Airport (JOG)Yogyakarta, IndonesiaView Adisucipto International Airport on a map Set JOG as destination Airport Get more information about Adisucipto International Airport
1112,003.39 miles (19,317.54 km) SGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
1211,992.93 miles (19,300.70 km) SWAchmad Yani International Airport (AYIA) (SRG)Semarang, IndonesiaView Achmad Yani International Airport (AYIA) on a map Set SRG as destination Airport Get more information about Achmad Yani International Airport (AYIA)
1311,935.23 miles (19,207.84 km) WSWNgloram Airport (CPF)Cepu, IndonesiaView Ngloram Airport on a map Set CPF as destination Airport Get more information about Ngloram Airport
1411,912.65 miles (19,171.51 km) SSEFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
1511,886.48 miles (19,129.39 km) WSWAbdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG)Malang, East Java, IndonesiaView Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport on a map Set MLG as destination Airport Get more information about Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport