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BJF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BJF / ENBS
Airport Names:
  1. Båtsfjord Airport
  2. Båtsfjord lufthavn
Location: Båtsfjord, Finnmark, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 70°36'1"N by 29°41'34"E
Area Served: Båtsfjord, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 490 feet (149 meters)
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Facts about Båtsfjord Airport (BJF):

  • In addition to being known as "Båtsfjord Airport", another name for BJF is "Båtsfjord lufthavn".
  • Because of Båtsfjord Airport's relatively low elevation of 490 feet, planes can take off or land at Båtsfjord 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 terminal consists of a single building, with an integrated control tower, capable of handling 120 passengers per hour.
  • Båtsfjord Airport handled 16,842 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Båtsfjord Airport (BJF) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 10,381 miles (16,706 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In April 1995, when Parliament decided to nationalize twenty-six regional airports owned by their respective municipalities, they also debated a proposal to build a new airport in Båtsfjord.
  • All services from the airport are operated by Widerøe with 39-seat Dash-8-100 aircraft.
  • The closest airport to Båtsfjord Airport (BJF) is Berlevåg Airport (BVG), which is located 24 miles (39 kilometers) NW of BJF.
  • The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced in February 1993 that they were considering taking over ownership and operations of the airport through the Civil Aviation Administration.

Map of Nearest Airports from Båtsfjord Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Båtsfjord Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
124.01 miles (38.63 km) NWBerlevåg Airport (BVG)Berlevåg, NorwayView Berlevåg Airport on a map Set BVG as destination Airport Get more information about Berlevåg Airport
235.51 miles (57.15 km) ESEVardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW)Vardø, NorwayView Vardø Airport, Svartnes on a map Set VAW as destination Airport Get more information about Vardø Airport, Svartnes
337.13 miles (59.76 km) SVadsø Airport (VDS)Vadsø, Finnmark, NorwayView Vadsø Airport on a map Set VDS as destination Airport Get more information about Vadsø Airport
451.70 miles (83.20 km) NWMehamn Airport (MEH)Mehamn, NorwayView Mehamn Airport on a map Set MEH as destination Airport Get more information about Mehamn Airport
560.65 miles (97.60 km) SKirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN)Kirkenes, Finnmark, NorwayView Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen on a map Set KKN as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen
688.87 miles (143.02 km) WNWHonningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG)Nordkapp, Finnmark, NorwayView Honningsvåg Airport, Valan on a map Set HVG as destination Airport Get more information about Honningsvåg Airport, Valan
7115.72 miles (186.24 km) WSWLakselv Airport, Banak (LKL)Lakselv, NorwayView Lakselv Airport, Banak on a map Set LKL as destination Airport Get more information about Lakselv Airport, Banak
8138.03 miles (222.14 km) WHammerfest Airport (HFT)Hammerfest, Finnmark, NorwayView Hammerfest Airport on a map Set HFT as destination Airport Get more information about Hammerfest Airport
9145.38 miles (233.97 km) SSEMurmansk Airport (MMK)Murmansk, RussiaView Murmansk Airport on a map Set MMK as destination Airport Get more information about Murmansk Airport
10147.98 miles (238.15 km) SSWIvalo Airport (IVL)Ivalo, FinlandView Ivalo Airport on a map Set IVL as destination Airport Get more information about Ivalo Airport
11153.41 miles (246.89 km) WSWAlta Airport (ALF)Alta, NorwayView Alta Airport on a map Set ALF as destination Airport Get more information about Alta Airport
12173.89 miles (279.85 km) WHasvik Airport (HAA)Hasvik, NorwayView Hasvik Airport on a map Set HAA as destination Airport Get more information about Hasvik Airport
13211.84 miles (340.92 km) WSørkjosen Airport (SOJ)Sørkjosen, NorwayView Sørkjosen Airport on a map Set SOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sørkjosen Airport
14216.33 miles (348.15 km) SWEnontekiö Airport (ENF)Enontekiö, FinlandView Enontekiö Airport on a map Set ENF as destination Airport Get more information about Enontekiö Airport
15233.06 miles (375.07 km) SSWKittilä Airport (KTT)Kittilä, FinlandView Kittilä Airport on a map Set KTT as destination Airport Get more information about Kittilä Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Båtsfjord Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Båtsfjord Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,380.70 miles (16,706.08 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,304.74 miles (16,583.82 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
310,285.66 miles (16,553.12 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
410,278.54 miles (16,541.67 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
510,242.20 miles (16,483.18 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
610,224.21 miles (16,454.23 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
710,202.50 miles (16,419.30 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
810,199.62 miles (16,414.66 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
910,190.77 miles (16,400.41 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1010,187.86 miles (16,395.72 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1110,175.13 miles (16,375.25 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1210,161.42 miles (16,353.17 km) ESEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1310,156.19 miles (16,344.76 km) ESEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1410,147.43 miles (16,330.66 km) ESEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1510,126.24 miles (16,296.57 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome