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BYJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BYJ / LPBJ
Airport Names:
  1. Beja Airport
  2. Aeroporto de Beja
Location: Beja, Portugal
GPS Coordinates: 38°4'44"N by 7°55'57"W
Area Served: Beja, Portugal
Operator/Owner: Government of Portugal
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 636 feet (194 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Beja Airport (BYJ):

  • Because of Beja Airport's relatively low elevation of 636 feet, planes can take off or land at Beja 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 closest airport to Beja Airport (BYJ) is Portimão Airport (PRM), which is located 73 miles (118 kilometers) SSW of BYJ.
  • Beja Airport (BYJ) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Beja Airport (BYJ) is New Plymouth Airport (NPL), which is nearly antipodal to Beja Airport (meaning Beja Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from New Plymouth Airport), and is located 12,306 miles (19,804 kilometers) away in New Plymouth, New Zealand.
  • In spite of being the only Portuguese airport in Alentejo—the biggest Portuguese region, with an area comparable to the size of Belgium—the airport failed to attract the attention of low-cost carriers and has never had any scheduled regular flights.
  • An airbase was established on 21 October 1964, originally built to serve as a training facility for the West German Air Force, due to airspace limitations within West Germany.
  • Beja Airport, located 9 km northwest of Beja, is 150 km away from Lisbon, 120 kilometres from Faro and less than 60 km from Spain.
  • In addition to being known as "Beja Airport", another name for BYJ is "Aeroporto de Beja".

Map of Nearest Airports from Beja Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Beja Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
173.46 miles (118.22 km) SSWPortimão Airport (PRM)Portimão, Algarve, PortugalView Portimão Airport on a map Set PRM as destination Airport Get more information about Portimão Airport
273.57 miles (118.40 km) SFaro International Airport (FAO)Faro, PortugalView Faro International Airport on a map Set FAO as destination Airport Get more information about Faro International Airport
380.86 miles (130.13 km) NWLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)Lisbon, PortugalView Lisbon Portela Airport on a map Set LIS as destination Airport Get more information about Lisbon Portela Airport
482.23 miles (132.34 km) NEBadajoz Airport (BJZ)Badajoz, SpainView Badajoz Airport on a map Set BJZ as destination Airport Get more information about Badajoz Airport
5120.11 miles (193.30 km) ESESeville Airport (SVQ)Seville, SpainView Seville Airport on a map Set SVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Seville Airport
6138.04 miles (222.16 km) SEJerez Airport (XRY)Jerez de la Frontera, SpainView Jerez Airport on a map Set XRY as destination Airport Get more information about Jerez Airport
7146.38 miles (235.58 km) NCoimbra Airport (CBP)Coimbra, PortugalView Coimbra Airport on a map Set CBP as destination Airport Get more information about Coimbra Airport
8152.96 miles (246.16 km) NCovilhã Airport (COV)Covilhã, PortugalView Covilhã Airport on a map Set COV as destination Airport Get more information about Covilhã Airport
9169.14 miles (272.20 km) ECórdoba Airport (ODB)Córdoba, SpainView Córdoba Airport on a map Set ODB as destination Airport Get more information about Córdoba Airport
10194.90 miles (313.66 km) SEGibraltar International Airport (GIB)GibraltarView Gibraltar International Airport on a map Set GIB as destination Airport Get more information about Gibraltar International Airport
11196.99 miles (317.02 km) SETangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG)Tangier, MoroccoView Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport on a map Set TNG as destination Airport Get more information about Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport
12209.35 miles (336.92 km) SECeuta Heliport (JCU)Ceuta, SpainView Ceuta Heliport on a map Set JCU as destination Airport Get more information about Ceuta Heliport
13211.98 miles (341.15 km) ESEMálaga Airport (AGP)Málaga, SpainView Málaga Airport on a map Set AGP as destination Airport Get more information about Málaga Airport
14220.97 miles (355.61 km) ENECiudad Real Central Airport (CQM)Ciudad Real, SpainView Ciudad Real Central Airport on a map Set CQM as destination Airport Get more information about Ciudad Real Central Airport
15221.29 miles (356.13 km) NVila Real Airport (VRL)Vila Real, PortugalView Vila Real Airport on a map Set VRL as destination Airport Get more information about Vila Real Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Beja Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Beja Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,305.85 miles (19,804.30 km) WSWNew Plymouth Airport (NPL)New Plymouth, New ZealandView New Plymouth Airport on a map Set NPL as destination Airport Get more information about New Plymouth Airport
212,270.24 miles (19,746.98 km) WSWAuckland Airport (AKL)Mangere, New ZealandView Auckland Airport on a map Set AKL as destination Airport Get more information about Auckland Airport
312,261.91 miles (19,733.58 km) WSWArdmore Airport (AMZ)Ardmore, New ZealandView Ardmore Airport on a map Set AMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Airport
412,258.40 miles (19,727.94 km) WHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
512,257.93 miles (19,727.18 km) SWDargaville Aerodrome (DGR)Dargaville, New ZealandView Dargaville Aerodrome on a map Set DGR as destination Airport Get more information about Dargaville Aerodrome
612,237.70 miles (19,694.61 km) STakaka Aerodrome (KTF)Takaka, New ZealandView Takaka Aerodrome on a map Set KTF as destination Airport Get more information about Takaka Aerodrome
712,235.96 miles (19,691.82 km) WSWThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
812,235.19 miles (19,690.58 km) WMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
912,232.88 miles (19,686.86 km) SWWhangarei Airport (WRE)Whangarei, New ZealandView Whangarei Airport on a map Set WRE as destination Airport Get more information about Whangarei Airport
1012,231.54 miles (19,684.70 km) SWWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1112,231.15 miles (19,684.08 km) SSWKaikohe Aerodrome (KKO)Kaikohe, New ZealandView Kaikohe Aerodrome on a map Set KKO as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikohe Aerodrome
1212,228.13 miles (19,679.22 km) WSWCoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1312,220.75 miles (19,667.35 km) SSWMotueka Aerodrome (MZP)Motueka, New ZealandView Motueka Aerodrome on a map Set MZP as destination Airport Get more information about Motueka Aerodrome
1412,218.20 miles (19,663.25 km) SSWKaitaia Airport (KAT)Kaitaia, New ZealandView Kaitaia Airport on a map Set KAT as destination Airport Get more information about Kaitaia Airport
1512,217.02 miles (19,661.34 km) SSWKerikeri Airport (KKE)Kerikeri, New ZealandView Kerikeri Airport on a map Set KKE as destination Airport Get more information about Kerikeri Airport