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BLK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BLK / EGNH
Airport Names:
  1. Blackpool International Airport
  2. Squires Gate Airport
Location: Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 53°46'18"N by 3°1'42"W
Area Served: Blackpool
Cumbria
Lancashire
Preston
Operator/Owner: Balfour Beatty
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 34 feet (10 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Blackpool International Airport (BLK):

  • Blackpool International Airport handled 262,630 passengers last year.
  • During 2011 the airport has undergone a few changes on the airfield itself.
  • In 2007, Jet2 cancelled its Prague and Amsterdam services blaming insufficient passenger numbers as the reason to suspend the route.
  • During 2006, British North West Airlines, the smallest airline based at Blackpool has, according to its website, stopped trading for both charter and scheduled flights.
  • Also in 2005, Monarch set up a new route to Málaga, three times a week.
  • The furthest airport from Blackpool International Airport (BLK) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,823 miles (19,027 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • With aviation roots that trace back to 1909, Blackpool Airport was one of the first aviation sites in the UK.
  • In addition to being known as "Blackpool International Airport", another name for BLK is "Squires Gate Airport".
  • Because of Blackpool International Airport's relatively low elevation of 34 feet, planes can take off or land at Blackpool 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.
  • The factory was reopened by Hawker Aircraft in the mid-1950s to augment the production of Hawker Hunter jet fighters, under contract SP/6ACFT/9817/CB 7a.
  • Blackpool International Airport (BLK) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Blackpool International Airport (BLK) is Warton Aerodrome (WRT), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) ESE of BLK.

Map of Nearest Airports from Blackpool International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Blackpool International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.19 miles (9.97 km) ESEWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
226.51 miles (42.66 km) NNWBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport
331.14 miles (50.12 km) SSELiverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)Liverpool, England, United KingdomView Liverpool John Lennon Airport on a map Set LPL as destination Airport Get more information about Liverpool John Lennon Airport
441.07 miles (66.09 km) SChester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport (CEG)Chester, England, United KingdomView Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport on a map Set CEG as destination Airport Get more information about Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport
542.30 miles (68.08 km) SEManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
656.17 miles (90.40 km) ELeeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomView Leeds Bradford International Airport on a map Set LBA as destination Airport Get more information about Leeds Bradford International Airport
768.36 miles (110.01 km) WNWIsle of Man Airport (IOM)Ronaldsway, Isle of Man, United KingdomView Isle of Man Airport on a map Set IOM as destination Airport Get more information about Isle of Man Airport
871.70 miles (115.39 km) WSWAnglesey Airport (HLY)Anglesey, Wales, United KingdomView Anglesey Airport on a map Set HLY as destination Airport Get more information about Anglesey Airport
972.15 miles (116.11 km) ESESheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
1081.03 miles (130.41 km) NCarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport
1182.37 miles (132.57 km) NEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport
1285.45 miles (137.51 km) ESERobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
1395.68 miles (153.98 km) SEEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
14102.73 miles (165.34 km) NNENewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
15105.40 miles (169.63 km) SSEBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Blackpool International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Blackpool International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,822.56 miles (19,026.52 km) SERyan'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
211,817.16 miles (19,017.84 km) SSEDunedin 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
311,800.69 miles (18,991.32 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,773.99 miles (18,948.36 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,754.98 miles (18,917.76 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,733.26 miles (18,882.80 km) SSERichard 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)
711,728.92 miles (18,875.82 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
811,721.98 miles (18,864.65 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,715.98 miles (18,854.99 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,698.38 miles (18,826.67 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1111,688.51 miles (18,810.79 km) SEMilford 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
1211,688.35 miles (18,810.52 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,687.10 miles (18,808.52 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1411,679.52 miles (18,796.32 km) SSEMount 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
1511,657.81 miles (18,761.37 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome