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BCN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BCN / LEBL
Airport Names:
  1. Barcelona–El Prat Airport
  2. Aeroport de Barcelona–El Prat
Location: El Prat de Llobregat (near Barcelona), Spain
GPS Coordinates: 41°17'48"N by 2°4'41"E
Area Served: Barcelona, Spain
Operator/Owner: Aena
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 14 feet (4 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN):

  • The Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona public bus line 46 runs from Plaça Espanya.
  • The airport is the second largest in Spain behind Madrid Barajas Airport and 31st busiest in the world, and is the main airport of Catalonia.
  • One of the main airlines that operates out of Barcelona, Norwegian Air Shuttle, has announced its intention of starting long-haul routes out of Barcelona-El Prat, from 2016, to destinations such as New York John F.
  • The closest airport to Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN) is Sabadell Airport (QSA), which is located only 15 miles (25 kilometers) N of BCN.
  • Because of Barcelona–El Prat Airport's relatively low elevation of 14 feet, planes can take off or land at Barcelona–El Prat 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 "Barcelona–El Prat Airport", another name for BCN is "Aeroport de Barcelona–El Prat".
  • From February 2014 Barcelona-El Prat was the first Spanish airport to receive a daily Airbus A380 operated by Emirates on its routes to Dubai International Airport, an important milestone in its history.
  • Terminal 2 has its own Rodalies Barcelona commuter train station on the line, which runs from the Maçanet-Massanes station every 30 minutes, with major stops at Barcelona Sants railway station and the fairly central Passeig de Gràcia railway station to provide transfer to the Barcelona Metro system, also in Clot station.
  • The furthest airport from Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Barcelona–El Prat Airport (meaning Barcelona–El Prat Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,248 miles (19,711 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN) has 3 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Barcelona–El Prat Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Barcelona–El Prat Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
115.25 miles (24.54 km) NSabadell Airport (QSA)Sabadell, Catalonia, SpainView Sabadell Airport on a map View satellite image of Sabadell Airport Set QSA as destination Airport Get more information about Sabadell Airport
248.46 miles (77.99 km) WSWReus Airport (REU)Reus (near Tarragona), SpainView Reus Airport on a map View satellite image of Reus Airport Set REU as destination Airport Get more information about Reus Airport
354.62 miles (87.90 km) NEGirona–Costa Brava Airport Aeroport de Girona-Costa Brava (GRO)Girona, SpainView Girona–Costa Brava Airport Aeroport de Girona-Costa Brava on a map View satellite image of Girona–Costa Brava Airport Aeroport de Girona-Costa Brava Set GRO as destination Airport Get more information about Girona–Costa Brava Airport Aeroport de Girona-Costa Brava
480.07 miles (128.85 km) NNWLa Seu d'Urgell airport (LEU)La Seu d'Urgell, SpainView La Seu d'Urgell airport on a map View satellite image of La Seu d'Urgell airport Set LEU as destination Airport Get more information about La Seu d'Urgell airport
585.18 miles (137.08 km) WNWLleida–Alguaire Airport (ILD)Lleida, SpainView Lleida–Alguaire Airport on a map View satellite image of Lleida–Alguaire Airport Set ILD as destination Airport Get more information about Lleida–Alguaire Airport
6107.71 miles (173.35 km) NNEPerpignan – Rivesaltes Airport (PGF)Perpignan, FranceView Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport on a map View satellite image of Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport Set PGF as destination Airport Get more information about Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport
7125.49 miles (201.96 km) SSEPalma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)Palma de Mallorca, SpainView Palma de Mallorca Airport on a map View satellite image of Palma de Mallorca Airport Set PMI as destination Airport Get more information about Palma de Mallorca Airport
8133.10 miles (214.21 km) NCarcassonne Airport (CCF)Carcassonne, FranceView Carcassonne Airport on a map View satellite image of Carcassonne Airport Set CCF as destination Airport Get more information about Carcassonne Airport
9135.23 miles (217.63 km) WNWHuesca–Pirineos Airport (HSK)Huesca, SpainView Huesca–Pirineos Airport on a map View satellite image of Huesca–Pirineos Airport Set HSK as destination Airport Get more information about Huesca–Pirineos Airport
10140.06 miles (225.40 km) SWCastellón Airport (CDT)Castellón de la Plana, Comunidad Valenciana, SpainView Castellón Airport on a map View satellite image of Castellón Airport Set CDT as destination Airport Get more information about Castellón Airport
11149.78 miles (241.05 km) SEMenorca Airport (MAH)Menorca, SpainView Menorca Airport on a map View satellite image of Menorca Airport Set MAH as destination Airport Get more information about Menorca Airport
12154.42 miles (248.51 km) NNEBéziers Cap d'Agde Airport (BZR)Béziers, FranceView Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport on a map View satellite image of Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport Set BZR as destination Airport Get more information about Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport
13156.39 miles (251.69 km) NCastres - Mazamet Airport (DCM)Castres, Languedoc, FranceView Castres - Mazamet Airport on a map View satellite image of Castres - Mazamet Airport Set DCM as destination Airport Get more information about Castres - Mazamet Airport
14163.49 miles (263.11 km) WZaragoza Airport (ZAZ)Zaragoza, SpainView Zaragoza Airport on a map View satellite image of Zaragoza Airport Set ZAZ as destination Airport Get more information about Zaragoza Airport
15165.55 miles (266.43 km) NNWToulouse Blagnac Airport (TLS)Toulouse, FranceView Toulouse Blagnac Airport on a map View satellite image of Toulouse Blagnac Airport Set TLS as destination Airport Get more information about Toulouse Blagnac Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Barcelona–El Prat Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Barcelona–El Prat Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,247.85 miles (19,710.95 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
212,153.61 miles (19,559.29 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
312,135.11 miles (19,529.52 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
412,100.76 miles (19,474.23 km) EHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
512,092.31 miles (19,460.64 km) EPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
612,076.38 miles (19,435.01 km) SEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map View satellite image of Whakatane Airport Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
712,073.87 miles (19,430.95 km) ESETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map View satellite image of Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
812,066.81 miles (19,419.60 km) EKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
912,059.71 miles (19,408.18 km) SERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotorua International Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1012,059.45 miles (19,407.75 km) EWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1112,055.75 miles (19,401.81 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1212,035.67 miles (19,369.49 km) SETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map View satellite image of Tauranga Airport Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1312,018.99 miles (19,342.64 km) SEMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map View satellite image of Matamata Airport Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
1412,011.33 miles (19,330.31 km) EWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1512,006.61 miles (19,322.72 km) ESEHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hamilton International Airport Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport