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BRS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BRS / EGGD
Airport Name: Bristol Airport
Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°22'58"N by 2°43'9"W
Area Served: Bristol
Gloucestershire
Somerset
Operator/Owner: South West Airports Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 622 feet (190 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Bristol Airport (BRS):

  • From 1948, the site was the home of the Bristol Gliding Club.
  • In January 2001 the airport was purchased for £198m, by a joint venture of Macquarie Bank and Cintra, part of the Ferrovial group.
  • During World War II, Whitchurch was the main civil airport remaining operational.
  • In 1962 a new control tower was built, and in 1965 the runway was lengthened and extensions were made to the terminal.
  • The furthest airport from Bristol Airport (BRS) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,941 miles (19,217 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The expansion is to occur in stages, spread over 30 construction projects.
  • By 1942, there was no longer a need for an additional fighter airfield.
  • Because of Bristol Airport's relatively low elevation of 622 feet, planes can take off or land at Bristol 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.
  • Bristol Airport handled 6,131,896 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Bristol Airport (BRS) is Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) NNE of BRS.
  • In March 2010, the airport was rebranded as Bristol Airport.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bristol Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Bristol Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.88 miles (17.51 km) NNEBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
226.93 miles (43.34 km) WCardiff Airport (CWL)Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomView Cardiff Airport on a map Set CWL as destination Airport Get more information about Cardiff Airport
330.93 miles (49.78 km) WMoD St Athan (DGX)St Athan, Wales, United KingdomView MoD St Athan on a map Set DGX as destination Airport Get more information about MoD St Athan
432.38 miles (52.12 km) ENERAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
544.98 miles (72.38 km) ENERAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
654.01 miles (86.92 km) SWExeter International Airport (EXT)Exeter, United KingdomView Exeter International Airport on a map Set EXT as destination Airport Get more information about Exeter International Airport
754.98 miles (88.47 km) ENERAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton
856.41 miles (90.79 km) SEBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
960.01 miles (96.58 km) WNWSwansea Airport (SWS)Swansea, Wales, United KingdomView Swansea Airport on a map Set SWS as destination Airport Get more information about Swansea Airport
1066.16 miles (106.48 km) ESESouthampton Airport (SOU)Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United KingdomView Southampton Airport on a map Set SOU as destination Airport Get more information about Southampton Airport
1167.74 miles (109.02 km) ENEOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
1271.66 miles (115.33 km) ENERAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
1374.08 miles (119.22 km) ELasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
1477.41 miles (124.58 km) ERAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
1580.86 miles (130.14 km) EBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bristol Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bristol Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,940.73 miles (19,216.70 km) SEDunedin 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
211,919.65 miles (19,182.77 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
311,910.06 miles (19,167.34 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,904.66 miles (19,158.64 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
511,877.17 miles (19,114.40 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,873.20 miles (19,108.01 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)
711,860.79 miles (19,088.05 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,848.31 miles (19,067.96 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
911,847.72 miles (19,067.01 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1011,846.35 miles (19,064.81 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,838.24 miles (19,051.75 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
1211,822.90 miles (19,027.06 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,814.71 miles (19,013.89 km) SEMount 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
1411,803.85 miles (18,996.41 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
1511,794.19 miles (18,980.86 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome