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BWF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BWF / EGNL
Airport Name: Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 54°7'42"N by 3°16'3"W
Operator/Owner: BAE Systems Marine Ltd - Submarine Solutions
Airport Type: Private
Elevation: 44 feet (13 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Barrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF):

  • BAE Systems operates flights to various UK destinations during the week, using three Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft.
  • Commercial flights used the airport during the 1980s and 1990s.
  • The furthest airport from Barrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,811 miles (19,007 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Barrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF) is Blackpool International Airport (BLK), which is located 27 miles (43 kilometers) SSE of BWF.
  • In 2004 a study into the airport revealed that a £1 million upgrade would attract thousands of business passengers a year flying to London and Europe.
  • Barrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Barrow/Walney Island Airport's relatively low elevation of 44 feet, planes can take off or land at Barrow/Walney Island 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 Barrow/Walney Island Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Barrow/Walney Island Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
126.51 miles (42.66 km) SSEBlackpool International Airport (BLK)Blackpool, England, United KingdomView Blackpool International Airport on a map Set BLK as destination Airport Get more information about Blackpool International Airport
230.76 miles (49.50 km) SSEWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
355.01 miles (88.53 km) WIsle 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
457.52 miles (92.57 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
558.83 miles (94.68 km) NNECarlisle 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
666.74 miles (107.41 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
767.16 miles (108.08 km) SEManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
867.73 miles (108.99 km) ESELeeds 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
978.60 miles (126.49 km) ENEDurham 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
1079.95 miles (128.66 km) SWAnglesey Airport (HLY)Anglesey, Wales, United KingdomView Anglesey Airport on a map Set HLY as destination Airport Get more information about Anglesey Airport
1189.10 miles (143.39 km) NENewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
1292.00 miles (148.06 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
13102.79 miles (165.42 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
14109.05 miles (175.50 km) NNWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
15110.15 miles (177.28 km) WNWGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView George Best Belfast City Airport on a map Set BHD as destination Airport Get more information about George Best Belfast City Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Barrow/Walney Island Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Barrow/Walney Island Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,810.65 miles (19,007.35 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
211,800.92 miles (18,991.69 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
311,787.77 miles (18,970.52 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,755.72 miles (18,918.95 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
511,739.19 miles (18,892.35 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,714.38 miles (18,852.41 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)
711,713.80 miles (18,851.49 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
811,705.92 miles (18,838.81 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,696.20 miles (18,823.16 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,677.61 miles (18,793.24 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
1111,674.11 miles (18,787.61 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
1211,670.56 miles (18,781.89 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,661.63 miles (18,767.52 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
1411,660.68 miles (18,765.99 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
1511,639.86 miles (18,732.50 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