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BWU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BWU / YSBK
Airport Names:
  1. Bankstown Airport
  2. Sydney/Bankstown Airport
Location: Bankstown (near Sydney), New South Wales, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 33°55'29"S by 150°59'17"E
Operator/Owner: Bankstown Airport Ltd.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 34 feet (10 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Bankstown Airport (BWU):

  • Bankstown Airport was originally planned in 1929.
  • Bankstown Airport operates 24 hours a day, with limitations placed on night circuit training.
  • The airport's master plan was approved in March 2005 by the Minister for Transport and Regional Services.
  • Selective taxiways and aprons are rated at 20 tonnes and limited to 50 tonnes MTOW.
  • Bankstown Airport (BWU) has 3 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Bankstown Airport", another name for BWU is "Sydney/Bankstown Airport".
  • Because of Bankstown Airport's relatively low elevation of 34 feet, planes can take off or land at Bankstown 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 existing small passenger terminal at the airport is capable of handling up to 200 passengers per hour.
  • The closest airport to Bankstown Airport (BWU) is Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) E of BWU.
  • Bankstown has its own dedicated air traffic control tower, operated by Airservices Australia, and uses Class D airspace procedures.
  • The furthest airport from Bankstown Airport (BWU) is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), which is nearly antipodal to Bankstown Airport (meaning Bankstown Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Santa Maria Airport), and is located 12,135 miles (19,529 kilometers) away in Santa Maria, Portugal.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bankstown Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Bankstown Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.93 miles (17.58 km) ESydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD)Mascot (near Sydney), AustraliaView Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport on a map View satellite image of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport Set SYD as destination Airport Get more information about Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
219.02 miles (30.61 km) WSWCamden Aerodrome (CDU)Camden, New South Wales, AustraliaView Camden Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Camden Aerodrome Set CDU as destination Airport Get more information about Camden Aerodrome
345.41 miles (73.08 km) SSWIllawarra Regional Airport (WOL)Shellharbour, Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaView Illawarra Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Illawarra Regional Airport Set WOL as destination Airport Get more information about Illawarra Regional Airport
470.45 miles (113.38 km) NNEBelmont Airport (BEO)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Belmont Airport on a map View satellite image of Belmont Airport Set BEO as destination Airport Get more information about Belmont Airport
581.14 miles (130.58 km) NNECessnock Airport (CES)Cessnock, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cessnock Airport on a map View satellite image of Cessnock Airport Set CES as destination Airport Get more information about Cessnock Airport
684.70 miles (136.31 km) WNWBathurst Airport (BHS)Bathurst, New South Wales, AustraliaView Bathurst Airport on a map View satellite image of Bathurst Airport Set BHS as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport
789.21 miles (143.57 km) NNEMaitland Airport (MTL)Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaView Maitland Airport on a map View satellite image of Maitland Airport Set MTL as destination Airport Get more information about Maitland Airport
892.09 miles (148.20 km) NNENewcastle Airport (NTL)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Newcastle Airport on a map View satellite image of Newcastle Airport Set NTL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
994.42 miles (151.96 km) SWGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map View satellite image of Goulburn Airport Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
10123.27 miles (198.38 km) NWMudgee Airport (DGE)Mudgee, New South Wales, AustraliaView Mudgee Airport on a map View satellite image of Mudgee Airport Set DGE as destination Airport Get more information about Mudgee Airport
11139.69 miles (224.81 km) SWCanberra Airport (CBR)Canberra, AustraliaView Canberra Airport on a map View satellite image of Canberra Airport Set CBR as destination Airport Get more information about Canberra Airport
12144.45 miles (232.46 km) SSWMoruya Airport (MYA)Moruya, New South Wales, AustraliaView Moruya Airport on a map View satellite image of Moruya Airport Set MYA as destination Airport Get more information about Moruya Airport
13168.82 miles (271.69 km) NNWCoolah Airport (CLH)Coolah, New South Wales, AustraliaView Coolah Airport on a map View satellite image of Coolah Airport Set CLH as destination Airport Get more information about Coolah Airport
14175.41 miles (282.30 km) WSWCootamundra Airport (CMD)Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cootamundra Airport on a map View satellite image of Cootamundra Airport Set CMD as destination Airport Get more information about Cootamundra Airport
15179.86 miles (289.45 km) WNWForbes Airport (FRB)Forbes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Forbes Airport on a map View satellite image of Forbes Airport Set FRB as destination Airport Get more information about Forbes Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bankstown Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bankstown Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,135.02 miles (19,529.37 km) NWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
212,118.89 miles (19,503.41 km) NHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Horta International Airport Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
312,115.36 miles (19,497.74 km) NPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map View satellite image of Pico Airport Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
412,114.35 miles (19,496.11 km) NWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map View satellite image of João Paulo II Airport Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
512,085.94 miles (19,450.39 km) NNWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map View satellite image of Lajes Air Base Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
612,075.62 miles (19,433.77 km) NGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map View satellite image of Graciosa Airport Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
712,036.89 miles (19,371.45 km) NNEFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map View satellite image of Flores Airport Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
812,023.17 miles (19,349.36 km) NNECorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map View satellite image of Corvo Airport Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
911,725.73 miles (18,870.69 km) WMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map View satellite image of Madeira Airport Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1011,705.34 miles (18,837.86 km) WPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto Santo Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1111,678.64 miles (18,794.90 km) WNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map View satellite image of La Palma Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
1211,628.76 miles (18,714.63 km) WNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map View satellite image of La Gomera Airport Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
1311,599.82 miles (18,668.05 km) WNWTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife North Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
1411,596.30 miles (18,662.39 km) WNWTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife-South Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
1511,530.42 miles (18,556.36 km) WNWGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map View satellite image of Gran Canaria Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport