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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):

  • 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 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.
  • Blackpool International Airport (BLK) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Blackpool International Airport", another name for BLK is "Squires Gate Airport".
  • On 18 July 2008, the Blackpool Gazette announced that Jet2 planned to suspend its daily service from Blackpool to Belfast International for the winter.
  • During 2011 the airport has undergone a few changes on the airfield itself.
  • In 2005, Jet2 became the first major low cost airline to base an aircraft at Blackpool Airport.
  • Work on enlarging and improving the airfield and facilities began in late 1937, but the aerodrome was requisitioned by the Air Ministry in 1938.
  • The airport site's first aviation use was in October 1909, when the UK's first official public Flying Meeting was held on a specially laid out site at Squires Gate, followed by another in 1910.
  • Blackpool International Airport handled 262,630 passengers last year.
  • 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 View satellite image of Warton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Barrow/Walney Island Airport 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 View satellite image of Liverpool John Lennon Airport 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 View satellite image of Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport 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 View satellite image of Manchester Airport 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 View satellite image of Leeds Bradford International Airport 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 View satellite image of Isle of Man Airport 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 View satellite image of Anglesey Airport 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 View satellite image of Sheffield City Heliport 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 View satellite image of Carlisle Lake District Airport 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 View satellite image of Durham Tees Valley Airport 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 View satellite image of Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield 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 View satellite image of East Midlands Airport 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 View satellite image of Newcastle Airport 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 View satellite image of Birmingham Airport 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Invercargill Airport 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Queenstown Airport 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 View satellite image of Wanaka Airport 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport 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 View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport 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 View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome