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BBS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BBS / EGLK
Airport Name: Blackbushe Airport
Location: Yateley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°19'26"N by 0°50'51"W
Operator/Owner: Blackbushe Airport Ltd
Airport Type: Private-owned, Public-use
Elevation: 325 feet (99 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Blackbushe Airport (BBS):

  • Blackbushe Airport (BBS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Blackbushe Airport (BBS) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,884 miles (19,126 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • From the early 1950s, the United States Navy had a facility on the north-east edge of the airport which frequently handled visiting naval aircraft.
  • Overseas-based charter airlines often used Blackbushe for their flight to the UK, normally finding that the airfield was open for operations, even when other airports in the London area were closed by fog.
  • The airport passed into private ownership and was formally re-opened as a general aviation field on 6 October 1962.
  • Because of Blackbushe Airport's relatively low elevation of 325 feet, planes can take off or land at Blackbushe 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.
  • On 15 July 1978, the airfield was the location for an open-air concert, the Picnic at Blackbushe, which was attended by some 200,000 people.
  • The closest airport to Blackbushe Airport (BBS) is Farnborough Airport (FAB), which is located only 5 miles (7 kilometers) SE of BBS.

Map of Nearest Airports from Blackbushe Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Blackbushe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
14.52 miles (7.27 km) SEFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map View satellite image of Farnborough Airport Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
27.44 miles (11.98 km) SSWRAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map View satellite image of RAF Odiham Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
312.41 miles (19.97 km) SWLasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map View satellite image of Lasham Airfield Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
419.74 miles (31.77 km) ENELondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map View satellite image of London Heathrow Airport Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
522.86 miles (36.79 km) NNWRAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map View satellite image of RAF Benson Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
624.34 miles (39.17 km) NERAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map View satellite image of RAF Northolt Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt
724.78 miles (39.88 km) NRAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map View satellite image of RAF High Wycombe Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
830.92 miles (49.76 km) ESEGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Gatwick Airport Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport
931.58 miles (50.82 km) ESERedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Redhill Aerodrome Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome
1032.32 miles (52.01 km) SChichester/Goodwood Airport (QUG)Chichester, England, United KingdomView Chichester/Goodwood Airport on a map View satellite image of Chichester/Goodwood Airport Set QUG as destination Airport Get more information about Chichester/Goodwood Airport
1133.96 miles (54.66 km) SWSouthampton Airport (SOU)Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United KingdomView Southampton Airport on a map View satellite image of Southampton Airport Set SOU as destination Airport Get more information about Southampton Airport
1238.00 miles (61.15 km) ELondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map View satellite image of London Biggin Hill Airport Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport
1339.87 miles (64.17 km) NEHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hatfield Aerodrome Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
1440.84 miles (65.73 km) NNWOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map View satellite image of Oxford Airport Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
1540.87 miles (65.78 km) ENELondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map View satellite image of London City Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Blackbushe Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Blackbushe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,884.15 miles (19,125.64 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
211,879.01 miles (19,117.36 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
311,862.02 miles (19,090.03 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,851.84 miles (19,073.64 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
511,839.53 miles (19,053.82 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
611,828.75 miles (19,036.49 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,820.83 miles (19,023.74 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,820.81 miles (19,023.70 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
911,813.81 miles (19,012.44 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,791.63 miles (18,976.74 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,789.95 miles (18,974.03 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1211,775.01 miles (18,950.00 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,768.87 miles (18,940.11 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,767.40 miles (18,937.74 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,746.85 miles (18,904.68 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome