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BOD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BOD / LFBD
Airport Names:
  1. Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport
  2. Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac
Location: Bordeaux / Mérignac, France
GPS Coordinates: 44°49'41"N by 0°42'56"W
Area Served: Bordeaux, France
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 162 feet (49 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD):

  • The closest airport to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD) is La Teste-de-Buch Airport (XAC), which is located 25 miles (41 kilometers) SW of BOD.
  • Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD) has 2 runways.
  • During the early years of the Cold War, Bordeaux-Mérignac was a front-line NATO facility for the United States Air Forces in Europe.
  • On 1 October 1958, Bordeaux-Mérignac Air Base was closed to reduce USAFE expenses and manpower.
  • Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport handled 457,435 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport", another name for BOD is "Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac".
  • In 1951 Mérignac was turned over to NATO for use by the United States Air Force.
  • The furthest airport from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (meaning Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,215 miles (19,658 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Because of Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport's relatively low elevation of 162 feet, planes can take off or land at Bordeaux-Mérignac 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.17 miles (40.51 km) SWLa Teste-de-Buch Airport (XAC)Arcachon, FranceView La Teste-de-Buch Airport on a map Set XAC as destination Airport Get more information about La Teste-de-Buch Airport
256.89 miles (91.56 km) NNWRoyan - Médis Aerodrome (RYN)Royan, FranceView Royan - Médis Aerodrome on a map Set RYN as destination Airport Get more information about Royan - Médis Aerodrome
360.53 miles (97.41 km) NNECognac - Châteaubernard Air Base (CNG)Cognac / Châteaubernard, FranceView Cognac - Châteaubernard Air Base on a map Set CNG as destination Airport Get more information about Cognac - Châteaubernard Air Base
460.58 miles (97.49 km) EBergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport (EGC)Bergerac, FranceView Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport on a map Set EGC as destination Airport Get more information about Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport
577.04 miles (123.99 km) NEAngoulême - Brie - Champniers Airport (ANG)Angoulême, FranceView Angoulême - Brie - Champniers Airport on a map Set ANG as destination Airport Get more information about Angoulême - Brie - Champniers Airport
678.63 miles (126.54 km) SEAgen La Garenne Airport (AGF)Agen, FranceView Agen La Garenne Airport on a map Set AGF as destination Airport Get more information about Agen La Garenne Airport
779.00 miles (127.14 km) ENEPérigueux - Bassillac Airport (PGX)Périgueux, FranceView Périgueux - Bassillac Airport on a map Set PGX as destination Airport Get more information about Périgueux - Bassillac Airport
896.18 miles (154.79 km) NNWLa Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport (LRH)La Rochelle / Île de Ré, Charente-Maritime, FranceView La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport on a map Set LRH as destination Airport Get more information about La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport
9101.15 miles (162.78 km) SPau Pyrénées Airport (PUF)Pau, FranceView Pau Pyrénées Airport on a map Set PUF as destination Airport Get more information about Pau Pyrénées Airport
10102.14 miles (164.38 km) SSWBiarritz – Anglet – Bayonne Airport (BIQ)Biarritz, FranceView Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne Airport on a map Set BIQ as destination Airport Get more information about Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne Airport
11108.65 miles (174.85 km) EBrive–Souillac Airport (BVE)Brive-la-Gaillarde, FranceView Brive–Souillac Airport on a map Set BVE as destination Airport Get more information about Brive–Souillac Airport
12114.84 miles (184.82 km) SSWSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)San Sebastián, SpainView San Sebastián Airport on a map Set EAS as destination Airport Get more information about San Sebastián Airport
13116.46 miles (187.43 km) NELimoges – Bellegarde Airport (LIG)Limoges, FranceView Limoges – Bellegarde Airport on a map Set LIG as destination Airport Get more information about Limoges – Bellegarde Airport
14118.95 miles (191.43 km) SSETarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées Airport (LDE)Lourdes, FranceView Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées Airport on a map Set LDE as destination Airport Get more information about Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées Airport
15131.17 miles (211.10 km) NNEPoitiers–Biard Airport (PIS)Poitiers, FranceView Poitiers–Biard Airport on a map Set PIS as destination Airport Get more information about Poitiers–Biard Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,214.88 miles (19,657.89 km) WSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
212,112.79 miles (19,493.60 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
312,107.77 miles (19,485.52 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
412,105.82 miles (19,482.38 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
512,089.67 miles (19,456.39 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
612,089.34 miles (19,455.85 km) SEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
712,080.95 miles (19,442.35 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
812,073.81 miles (19,430.87 km) SSEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
912,061.61 miles (19,411.23 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1012,046.43 miles (19,386.80 km) SSEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
1112,045.62 miles (19,385.50 km) SENelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū
1212,038.59 miles (19,374.19 km) ERichard 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)
1312,036.59 miles (19,370.97 km) SEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1412,035.39 miles (19,369.03 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
1512,028.78 miles (19,358.39 km) SEMotueka Aerodrome (MZP)Motueka, New ZealandView Motueka Aerodrome on a map Set MZP as destination Airport Get more information about Motueka Aerodrome