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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.
  • General Charles de Gaulle took off from the airport to travel to London in 1940, and the following day he broadcast the Appeal of 18 June.
  • Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport", another name for BOD is "Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac".
  • 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.
  • Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport handled 457,435 passengers last year.
  • In 1951 Mérignac was turned over to NATO for use by the United States Air Force.
  • The airport is accessible by car via the A630 autoroute.
  • 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.

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